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Unregulated ‘eating disorder coaches’ putting people at risk, say experts
Exclusive: inadequately qualified coaches charging thousands claiming to offer support to people with eating disorders

Sarah Marsh

21, Mar, 2023 @4:30 PM

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UK eating disorder patients face rationing of care, psychiatrists say
Exclusive: union says severely ill patients being discharged as they are not getting better quickly enough

Sarah Marsh

10, Mar, 2023 @10:10 AM

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‘Addiction can be funny’: the standups tackling drugs, booze, psychosis and self-harm on stage
Rich Hardisty cut himself, Harriet Dyer numbed her pain with drugs. A new wave of comics are working out their issues in their acts. But is it really helping them? And should we be laughing?

Rachael Healy

06, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘She was no submissive puppet’: how I discovered the real Karen Carpenter’s determination and drive
Since her death 40 years ago, the singer has been cast as a victim. But she had a strong, ambitious side – as I found out

Lucy O'Brien

05, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Jellicle clown: Frankie Thompson on her unmissable feline fever dream Catts
Her cat-tastic stage show is a riff on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical that swerves into emotionally raw territory. The Edinburgh fringe sensation talks about trauma, taboos and the importance of being disgusting

Chris Wiegand

14, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Skinniness is back in fashion, but did it ever really go away? | Eva Wiseman
The style press might be reporting that ‘thin is in’, but lurking behind the headlines is alarming knowledge that the continuing obsession has been there all along, says Eva Wiseman

Eva Wiseman

13, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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After years of torture, I broke free of the tyranny of calorie counting | Amelia Tait
Focusing on the calories is antiquated and destructive. I wish I could have told my anorexic teenage self, says tech writer Amelia Tait

Amelia Tait

08, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Kate Moss ‘sick and angry’ at being made a scapegoat for taking cocaine
The British supermodel talks candidly on BBC radio’s Desert Island Discs about her drug use, defending Johnny Depp and being ‘objectified and scared’

Vanessa Thorpe

24, Jul, 2022 @5:30 AM

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‘Some people are freaked out’: how Laetitia Ky tackles abortion, sexism and race with her extraordinary hair
From vacuum cleaners to menstruation, the Ivory Coast artist and activist creates incredible sculptures with her hair to tackle taboos. She talks about how learning to love her natural hair taught her to love being a black woman – and western criticism of her work

Nesrine Malik

31, Mar, 2022 @5:00 AM

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I had anorexia in the 1970s – and it came back in lockdown | Ask Philippa
The loneliness that triggered this was not your fault, says Philippa Perry. Have self compassion and get professional help

Philippa Perry

27, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Lena Zavaroni: fame, anorexia and the tragedy of a 1970s child star
Zavaroni was in the charts at 11 and died after years of illness aged 35. Her father talks about their family life as a new stage show about her is about to open

Tracy McVeigh

26, Feb, 2022 @5:14 PM

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GP: ‘Teenagers at risk due to lack of tailored mental health services’
Doctor says patients with serious disorders such as anorexia nervosa are being ‘bounced back’ to GPs

Andrew Gregory Health editor

21, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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