Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Science Times: Rabbis and Anorexia

Rabbis are reporting increased cases of anorexia and other eating disorders among young Orthodox Jewish women. This may be in response to the pressures of 1. being asked by prospective suitors or their families what their sizes, or even their mothers' sizes are, and 2. needing to start families early while pursuing careers. This happens in spite of their concealing garb.

Read about it here:
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/11/eating-disorders-among-orthodox-jews/

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