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GENETICS AND EATING DISORDERS
How Your Genes Shape Your Desire For Thinness
What Your Family Tree Can Tell You About Your Eating Disorder Risk
Kenneth L. Weiner, M.D., FAED, CEDS
Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Eating Recovery ...
It's not uncommon for individuals to consult their family trees to evaluate their predisposition to various illnesses. But a disease that tends to be absent from the checklist of dangerous and highly-inheritable illnesses to look for in family medical histories is eating disorders.
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