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Starving In The Shadows: Physicians with Eating Disorders

Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani discusses the taboo subject of eating disorders in doctors

Medical school is known for being extremely stressful, and Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani says that this overwhelming stress often triggers an eating disorder, which can continue on past medical school. Dr. Gaudiani also points out that medical students are often perfectionists, which is a very common trait among eating disorder patients. Watch to find out more about this increasingly common phenomenon.