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The American Beauty

Eating Recovery Center of Washington’s Dr. Neeru Bakshi was recently featured in an article discussing beauty standards in American culture. Healthy but not curvy. Skinny but not bony. Muscular but not overly. Beauty in America has become as extreme as an obsession for many. Research from the National Institute of Mental Health shows that 90% of eating disorder patients are diagnosed between 18 and 25 and a rough 25% of college students have eating disorders. Dr. Neeru Bakshi is the medical director for the Eating Recovery Center of Washington located in Bellevue. She is a Board-certified adult psychiatrist and specializes in adult and adolescent psychiatry. With experience in consultation/liason psychiatry, inpatient and outpatient psychiatry, emergency partial hospitalization psychiatry but she too has seen the effects of today’s trends… Read the full article.

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