Archived Media Stories

Is Social Media Increasing Eating Disorders In Teens? - December 2019 issues advice to support patients with eating disorders at Christmas - December 2019

My Eating Disorder took away the magic of Christmas - December 2019

"My Daughter's anorexia was a descent into Hell" - November 2019

These Men Dress to Hide Their Bodies - Here is Their Story - November 2019

Extensive and rapid weight loss in teens with anorexia makes them severely ill, regardless of their overall weight - November 2019

Christopher Eccleston reveals he is a lifelong anorexic - September 2019

Victoria Derbyshire - 8th July 2019. Treating Eating Disorders

1 in 8 UK Adults Has Suicidal Thoughts Over Body Image - May 2019

1 in 3 UK Teenagers is Ashamed of Their Body - May 2019

Dump the Scales Campaign by Hope Virgo

Social Media is Not the Sole Cause of Youth Suicide - February 2019

Is Veganism a cover up for an Eating Disorder?

 Victoria Derbyshire Interview - Head to 7.09 mins for an interesting piece on Autism and Anorexia

Men's Health "One Man's Battle With Bulimia" January 2019

ITV News "Calorie counter and fitness app MyFitnessPal could fuel eating disorders among vulnerable people" January 2019

Independent "As someone who’s recovered from an eating disorder, I dread the expectation to change something about myself every January" January 2019

Guardian "Genetic study of eating disorders could pave way for new treatment" December 2018

The team watched eagerly on 16th October as Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath, lead a debate in Parliament - Reducing the Stigma Around Eating Disorders (the full video can be viewed over on our YouTube channel YouTube SWEDAUK

Related articles to the above can be found here: BBC News October 2018Bath Echo, October 2018Metro October 2018

BBC News "Laxative sales may be restricted under government review" September 2018

BBC News "5 hour journey for anorexia help" September 2018

BBC News "Totnes girl says beauty pageants beat her eating disorder" September 2018

BBC News - "I'd binge on nutella, eating a giant tub a week" September 2018

Bristol News - Plans to create 24/7 crisis service for children with mental health issues - September 2018

ITV News - Somerset woman "frightened for her life" as she battles eating disorder - August 2018

TV West Country - Anorexia Where to Find Help - February 2018 


Eating Disorders NHS Trial, The Guardian, June 2015

How I got back from anorexia, The Guardian, May 2015

Are more men getting eating disorders, The Guardian, January 2015



“I had consistently been losing weight for more than 8 months and had become accustomed to eating very little. This triggered a return of my anorexia, after a 20-year period of recovery. SWEDA were able to offer me an appointment the very next day. When we met I was feeling very ill and frightened.I spoke to them about my fears, but then took the decision to go to my doctor on the way home. I was admitted to hospital within a few days.”

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