Multilingual fact sheet and information about Eating Disorders: The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
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This link on eating disorders in teenagers is part of a larger online resource – Facts for Families, that was developed by the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). AACAP is devoted to promoting healthy development of youth and their families through education, research and advocacy.
Visitors to the site will find information on prevalence rates, symptoms and warning signs, as well as information on treatment for eating disorders. Additionally, within the Family and Youth Resources tab, visitors to the site will find concise Fact Sheets on over 100 topics related to issues facing youth and their families. Particular noteworthy is that these resources are available in multiple languages. In addition to English, most of the Facts for Families resources are also available in Spanish and Chinese. Furthermore, some of the Fact Sheets are also available in Malaysian, Polish, Icelandic, Arabic, Urdu and Hebrew.
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