Middle-Aged Women and Eating DisordersUploader: Mesho 5 years ago Subscribe 2
Other studies have found links between anxiety, perfectionism and anorexia. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Some working with patients say that the rise in what are called late-onset eating disorders is linked to some women in their 40s and 50s feeling under pressure to look young because of the prominence of age-defying older female celebrities, such as Madonna and Sharon Stone. Anorexia nervosa after the menopause. But for the first time in years, Heather was sure of one thing: Clearly, the American culture is obsessed with youth, which places extreme pressure on women as they age.