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“In anorexia, you get their weight up and they go home straight from inpatient [where] they’re fed from a tray, and they’re expected to know how to eat in a restaurant, eat in a cafeteria, eat in social settings, when they haven’t been eating with anyone for a decade,” Guarda says.* * *On a warm spring weekend in 2006, Laura Hill stopped in the middle of mowing her lawn.
She had spent the morning reading one of Walter Kaye’s articles on the neurobiology of anorexia, and was familiar with how Kaye and his colleague Stephanie Knatz were beginning to use neurobiology in designing new treatments for adolescents.
Treating anorexia, which is characterized by self-starvation and an inability to maintain an adequate body weight, seems absurdly simple on the surface: Just eat and gain weight.She needed to become a fully formed individual, to separate from her family and rebel against the cultural ideal of thinness at all costs.