Concerns about being overweight begin as early as preschool age, and the drive for thinness intensifies with age. The results can have both physical and psychological repercussions, including potentially serious disordered eating. Because teens with eating disorders rarely seek help on their own, it is important that parents act on their concerns.
Pediatrician Yolanda Reid Chassiakos, MD, FAAP, joins the Healthy Children show on RadioMD to offer guidance for prevention and treatment of disordered eating in children.
Segment 1: Disordered Eating: Do You Think Your Children Are Immune?