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Is anorexia nervosa genetic?

“They’re fighting an uphill battle against their biology.”

Clinical psychologist Cynthia Bulik is exploring the link between anorexia and genetics.

She says that link could help experts more effectively treat the eating disorder — and could also assist parents of sufferers, who often feel guilty when their child is diagnosed with the condition.

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