Recently, The Renfrew Center drew fatphobia in eating disorders treatment into sharp relief with a horribly fatphobic article in their summer newsletter. Sadly, the article was only one example of the fatphobia that exist within eating disorders treatment centers.
In my latest piece for The Mighty I explore the issues with the Renfrew article and three other ways that fatphobia surfaces in eating disorders treatment programs.
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