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SAHM Jul 31 - 6 Aug Issue - Eating Disorders Five Times More Prevalent in Transgender College Students, Study Finds

11 Aug 2015 2:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Eating Disorders Five Times More Prevalent in Transgender College Students, Study Finds

A new article published in the August issue of The Journal of Adolescent Health, the official journal of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, finds the prevalence of eating disorders in transgender college students is far greater than any cisgender man or woman. Transgender students responded that they had been diagnosed with an eating disorder in the past year at an alarming rate of 15.82%. (LGBT Weekly, 8/2)

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