Eating Disorders

Seidenfeld, Marjorie
May 2003
Scholastic Choices;May2003, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p27
Presents information on the eating disorders Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa. INSET: Dangerous Disorders.


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