Long ago I couldn't help but wonder what the , Celebrity gossip mags effects were on my daughter's eating disorder. Not being one to blame things outside of our control I let it go.
This is still good to see this research to encourage parents who may have a genetically predisposed child to keep these out of the house.
A study in Wales by Dr. James White of Cardiff University and Dr. Emma Halliwell of University of West England compared habits of 546 children ages 11-16 in South Wales. The research is being presented at the Appearance Matters conference in Bristol.
The study's results indicated that the one of the strongest risk factors for significant increases in eating disorder behaviours was how often teenage boys and girls read gossip magazines.
See the whole article here: http://www.physorg.com/news195918685.html
What have you seen in your child with an eating disorder? Do they enjoy these magazines?