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18 April 2011

'All I want is to be slim'

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia are not just about food. It is a survival mechanism to help individuals cope with their lives.

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia are not just about food. It is a survival mechanism to help individuals cope with their lives.

“Both the anorexic and the bulimic have put themselves in a position where they never activate what they say is their goal. The anorectic can literally die of starvation, proclaiming to the bitter end that all she wants is to be thin, while the bulimic can destroy her health saying exactly the same thing, while remaining the same weight.”

 
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