Israeli hospitals lack space to treat anorexia patients
Haaretz.com/Channel 10 daily feature for May 26, 2008.
Mor weighs roughly 75 pounds. That doesn't stop her from wanting to lose more.
Both Mor and Tami suffer from anorexia, an eating disorder that distorts body image and turns control over food intake into an obsession.
According to research carried out by the World Health Organization, 35-40 percent of Israeli girls between the ages of 11 and 16 suffer from an eating disorder - a percentage higher than in any other country.