More support needed for autistic women with anorexia

Autistica are asking for National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines for eating disorders to include autism, reports the BBC. Autistica highlight research which suggests that one in five women with an eating disorder may be autistic. The article discusses why autistic girls and women may develop an eating disorder and why treatment should be more tailored to their needs.

Date added: 28 February 2019