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How many people have eating disorders? We don't really know, and that's a worry

  • Written by Laura Hart, Senior Research Fellow, University of Melbourne
Eating disorders disproportionately affect females and young people.From shutterstock.com

Last week, federal health minister Greg Hunt announced that more than 60,000 Australians will be asked about their mental health and well-being as part of the Intergenerational Health and Mental Health Study.

The mental health survey will be run in 2020, with...

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