Use of diet pills, laxatives for weight control linked with later eating disorder diagnosis
Posted on: November 22, 2019
Source: Harvard Gazette
Among young women without an eating disorder diagnosis, those who use diet pills and laxatives for weight control had higher odds of receiving a subsequent first eating disorder diagnosis within one to three years than those who did not report using these products, according to a new study led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Boston Children’s Hospital.