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The high cost of eating disorders

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  • Ian Pitchford
    BBC NEWS ONLINE Saturday, 1 February, 2003, 01:33 GMT The high cost of eating disorders Diana Shaw s parents spent £25,000 helping her cope with her anorexia
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 1, 2003
      BBC NEWS ONLINE
      Saturday, 1 February, 2003, 01:33 GMT
      The high cost of eating disorders

      Diana Shaw's parents spent £25,000 helping her cope with her anorexia and
      binge eating.

      NHS waiting lists were too lengthy and her family worried that Diana's weight
      problems were too serious to wait so they got her into a private clinic.

      Diana's weight had dropped from 10.7 stone to eight stone and her binge eating
      started to take its toll on her body.

      She was obsessed with her body image and convinced she was "too fat".

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