As a person who has struggled with anorexia nervosa since puberty, the transgender anguish resonates with me. The similarities between the two illnesses are striking. Yet one is an identity, and. Is Transgender The New Anorexia? A blockbuster study suggests that in some cases transgender is a 'social contagion,' a maladaptive coping technique spread by peer groups and the Internet.
Nov 30, 2015 · Transgender Issues and Eating Disorders. By Alex Redcay, MSW, LSW, PhD (Candidate) Note: Each term that is blue and underlined is a hyperlink that once clicked will either define the term or go to the referenced story, person, video, or website. Mar 31, 2016 · Most research about eating disorders is conducted with cisgender women. Cisgender is used to indicate when one’s current gender identity matches .
Mar 04, 2016 · Transgender youth are using their relationship with food and their bodies to quell the development of features that don’t match their gender identity, which can lead to eating disorder Author: Xena Blair.