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Facts and Statistics Citations

1 Harris, C., & Barraclough, B. (1998). Excess mortality of mental disorder. British Journal of Psychiatry, 173(1), 11–53.

2 Becker, C. B., Plasencia, M., Kilpela, L. S., Briggs, M., & Stewart, T. (2014). Changing the course of comorbid eating disorders and depression: what is the role of public health interventions in targeting shared risk factors? Journal of Eating Disorders, 2(1).

3 Shah, Hasmukh & Shaikh, Wasim & Singh, Sushil. (2012). Are Indian adolescent girls students more conscious about their body image than their colleague boys. Nat J Comm Med. 3. 344-347.

4 Sasi RV, Maran K. (2012). Advertisement Pressure and its Impact on Body Dissatisfaction and Body Image Perception of Women in India. Global Media Journal, 3(1).

5 Singh, J. V., Singh, N., Dixit, S., Agarwal, G. G., & Kant, S. (2011). A study on consciousness of adolescent girls about their body image. Indian Journal of Community Medicine, 36(3), 197–202.

6 Prasanna, K. S., Sucharitha, S., Vaz, N. C., & Priya, D. (2010). Body image perception and attempts to change weight among female medical students at Mangalore. Indian Journal of Community Medicine, 35(2), 316–320.

7 Treasure, J., & Russell, G. (2011). The case for early intervention in anorexia nervosa: theoretical exploration of maintaining factors. British Journal of Psychiatry, 199(1), 5–7.

8 Mammen, P., Russell, S., & Russell, P. S. (2007). Prevalence of eating disorders and psychiatric co-morbidity among children and adolescents. Indian pediatrics, 44(5), 357.

9 Bhumika, T. V. (2016). Body image, eating disorders and role of media among Indian adolescents. Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health-ISSN 0973-1342, 12(1), 9-35.

10 EDS refers to subsyndromal forms of eating disorders where people have distressing and conflicting thoughts about body shape and eating habits and is characterized by strict dieting, and bingeing in a few cases. It does not accompany significant weight loss or behaviors such as resorting to severe measures of weight loss such as diet pills, starvation, purging, or vomiting.

11 Srinivasan, T. N., Suresh, T. R., Jayaram, V., & Fernandez, M. P. (1995). Eating disorders in India. Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 37(1), 26.

12 Srinivasan, T. N., Suresh, T. R., & Jayaram, V. (1998). Emergence of eating disorders in India. Study of eating distress syndrome and development of a screening questionnaire. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 44(3), 189-198.

13 Qian, J., Hu, Q., Wan, Y., Li, T., Wu, M., Ren, Z., & Yu, D. (2013). Prevalence of eating disorders in the general population: a systematic review. Shanghai archives of psychiatry, 25(4), 212.

14 Arcelus, J., Mitchell, A. J., Wales, J., & Nielsen, S. (2011). Mortality rates in patients with anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders: a meta-analysis of 36 studies. Archives of general psychiatry, 68(7), 724-731.

15 Lauren Muhlheim, P. D. (2021, May 31). Eating Disorders in Transgender People. Verywell Mind.

16 Eating Disorders in LGBTQ+ Populations. National Eating Disorders Association. (2018, February 21).

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