New approaches to fighting anorexia
Broadcast: Midmorning, 12/29/2006, 9:06 a.m.
One parent shares her story about the challenges of treating anorexia. Her experience illustrates a growing trend in the treatment of eating disorders among young people -- involving the parents, who have been considered a big part of the problem.
- Harriet Brown: Author of "One Spoonful at a Time," which appeared in the New York Times Magazine.
- Katherine Loeb: Professor of psychiatry and director of the Eating and Weight Disorders Program at Mt. Sinai school of medicine, and recipient of an NIH grant to research the Maudsley approach.