Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa are a rising global concern but are not widely talked about in Asia.

Anorexia: why Asia isn’t talking about this mental illness, and the survivors and therapists battling ignorance of the eating disorder

  • Eating disorders are not widely discussed or acknowledged in places such as Malaysia and Hong Kong, where there is pressure for people to be thin
  • Because of the stigma about mental illness, anorexia sufferers often do not seek help – and where there is any, it is expensive. Survivors hope to change that
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Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa are a rising global concern but are not widely talked about in Asia.
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