Families Do Not Cause Anorexia Nervosa

Thu, 25 Jan 2007 05:00 PM EST

... Misstatements and ignorance claiming that families "cause" eating disorders is like blaming parents for diabetes or asthma or cancer says an international group of eating disorders researchers. Recent damaging statements by fashion model Gisele Bundchen stating that unsupportive families cause anorexia nervosa only perpetuate misconceptions and further stigmatize eating disorders. [click link for full article] ...