We continue to call these disorders "eating disorders" as though the primary deficit was "eating." That's like calling a pneumonia "coughing disorder" or a tumor causing weakness "weakness disorder'.
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Often, chronic dieting or the development of an eating disorder is a mask for feelings in your life over which you sense you have no control; depression, anxiety, or loss. Your body becomes a battleground.
Is legislation the answer to ending anorexia in the fashion world? Europe has begun to recoil from an industry that sees "hunger to succeed" as literal.
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