Here's more proof that anorexics don't know how thin they are8/23/2012
By definition, people with anorexia think they’re fatter than they are, but a new study indicates they have no idea just how thin they’ve become. Researchers projected the outlines of doors of varying widths on a wall and asked patients whether they thought they’d fit through. All 25 anorexic participants misjudged their own size and assumed they wouldn’t fit. However, they correctly predicted whether someone else would fit through the same spaces. (A control group of 25 healthy people had no problem predicting either.) Docs have long known that anorexics experience body dysmorphia, but this study provides further scientific proof of what they’re experiencing. [Source]
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