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Integrated treatment approaches to family violence and eating disorders are likely to become increasingly scarce without the resources to ensure accessibility to services, appropriate medical care, sufficient staffing, shelters and transition houses, and counselling for underlying abuse issues.

A number of researchers have critiqued fear of fatness as a necessary criterion for diagnosis, noting in particular that it may be a culturally specific symptom (Hsu and Lee, 1993; Lee, 1995; Lee, Chiu and Chen, 1989; Thompson, 1992) and a relatively recent addition to definitions of eating disorders (van't Hof and Nicolson, 1996; Palmer, 1993; Parry-Jones and Parry-Jones, 1995).

It is estimated that at least 1 in 8 Canadian girls will be seriously sexually abused and 1 in 5 will be physically abused before the age of 18 years (Duffy, 1998).

At least 10% to 25% of women will be battered by their husbands or common-law spouses (Benson, 1995; Statistics Canada, 1993).

Eating disorders represent particularly life-threatening consequences for survivors of abuse.

Across a 20-year period, 1 in 5 people with anorexia and at least 1 in 20 people with bulimia will die (Woodside, 1995).

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