Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This educational video is a study of eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimia. The film contains interviews with people afflicted with eating disorders, and the ways they have struggled to overcome their illnesses. The signs of eating disorders are outlined, since recognition of the problem is the first step towards recovery. Parents and friends, as well as those suffering from the disorder, are educated in the video to be on the lookout for manifestations of the disorder. Counselors discuss some of the common and innovative approaches to dealing with eating disorders.
anorexia-nervosa, bulimia, compulsion, eating-disorders, overeating