When I was a medical student, I remember doing a psych rotation on a pediatric ward. I was struck by how many of the admissions were for eating disorders. Even before then, I was aware that more than a small number of my female friends and acquaintances were suffering from some form of disordered eating.
So when I saw a study on the topic, I was more than a little intrigued. This is Healthcare Triage News.
For those of you who want to read more, the manuscript is: “The effect of sorority membership on eating disorders, body weight, and disordered-eating behaviors“.