Anorexia Nervosa – Genetic Links

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Researchers with the University of North Carolina’s eating disorders program have discovered evidence that Anorexia Nervosa may have a genetic component. In groundbreaking research, scientists studied data on sets of twins from the Swedish Twin Registry, a sample population of 31,406 people in total.

Dr. Cynthia Bulik, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and director of the study said, “We have gone through far too much time when parents are blamed for causing this disorder.” Dr. Bulik further elaborated that people struggling with Anorexia are “fighting their biology.”

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