I Was Twelve
Anorexia
By Amélie Létourneau It started at age 12 It’s my father’s fault Who met a woman and a bottle Every day, weekdays and Sundays Distanced himself from me, my sister Loss of contact, speech, love One year spent with her …
Anorexia: A New Treatment Method
Anorexia
Dr. Jean Wilkins, a specialist in anorexia, heads the eating disorders clinic at the CHU Sainte-Justine. I’ll summarize the work of Dr. Wilkins on anorexia, and his point of view. This will help us better understand an anorexic person’s behavior. …
Living with Anorexia
Anorexia
“I’m a survivor…” VéroniKaH, a talented painter, has been anorexic for 35 years. Anorexia is a mental illness especially common among girls and women. Fully 3% of women ages 15-25 to suffer from this crippling psychological disorder. People afflicted with …
What triggers Anorexia?
Anorexia
Norma (not her real name) was 18 the first time she saw Dr. Jean Wilkins, a specialist in eating disorders at Montreal’s Sainte Justine Hospital. Another one of Dr. Wilkins’ patients brought young Norma to see him. She was in …