Eating disorders on the rise in France amid Covid-19 pandemic

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Eating disorders on the rise in France amid Covid-19 pandemic” – below is their description.

    As some people cope with the #anxiety and uncertainty generated by the Covid-19 #pandemic by focusing on diet and exercise, #eatingDisorders are on the rise. In #France, the influx of cases is pushing already stretched resources to their limits. France’s association for anorexia and bulimia, the Fédération Française Anorexie Boulimie (FFAB), describes the situation as “critical”. Calls to its helpline were up 30 percent last year. FRANCE 24’s Ellen Gainsford met with eating disorder sufferers and specialists to find out more.

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