IN FOCUS: Eating Disorders

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Experts say having an eating disorder is a daily struggle for ten million females and one million males in the United States and is a form of mental illness. We speak with experts from a treatment center called The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia who share key facts and information about anorexia, bulimia and binge eating. In addition, they include very important information on warning signs and treatment. Jennifer Lewis-Hall's guests include psychologist and Assistant Clinical Director at The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia, Doctor Samantha DeCaro, in addition to fellow staff member, Doctor Rachel Dore, who is a therapist at the facility. Renfrew alumna patient, Shelby Rolla, who lives in Doylestown, also joins us to tell her personal story about developing an eating disorder at the age of ten and how therapy has helped her to overcome the illness. In Focus airs Saturday mornings at 6:30 AM and 11:30 AM on PHL17.