Thousands of young girls suffering from eating disorders - such as anorexia and
However, a study conducted by the public organization that provides assistance to people with excessive appetite, showed that eating disorders (uncontrolled gluttony or, conversely, an aversion to food) may occur at an earlier age. https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/forums/range/read.php?4,47218
29% of respondents said that the first signs of anorexia appeared in age from 11 to 15 years. And 53% of patients had similar problems at age 10 or even earlier.
According to the organizers of the study, anorexia as a social malaise quickly "younger". At present time, the average age at which the first signs of disease are detected, is 12 years.
In the UK, anorexia suffers an average of one in 200 women, reports Daily Mail. About 5% of the patients die from complications caused by malnutrition.