Dying to Be Thin

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
Distributor:WGBH Boston Video

NOVA takes a disturbing look at the debilitating and sometimes life-threatening eating disorders that plague thousands of young American girls. Susan Sarandon narrates a documentary that investigates the causes, complexities, and treatments for the eating disorders anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa and introduces viewers to ballet dancers, fashion models, and other young women who are seeking recovery or who have overcome their disease.

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