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The Body and Shame in Eating Disorders, Cathrin Fischer (UCD)

This is a post by Cathrin Fischer (UCD), a speaker from our Spring 2021 Seminar Series. If you would like to attend a seminar, please sign up using this link. You can also download the full schedule here.   Eating Disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are dangerous illnesses that are globally on the rise. People with anorexia usually restrict their food intake, whilst people with bulimia eat (large) quantities of food and then purge. Neither disorder is very well understood; researchers are baffled by what causes them and clinicians have not yet developed very effective treatment. TheContinue readingThe Body and Shame in Eating Disorders, Cathrin Fischer (UCD)

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