There has been a 37% rise in hospital admissions for eating disorders in just two years, new figures show.
Anorexia is at least partly a metabolic disorder and not just psychiatric as previously thought, new research suggests.
A north-east MSP has called on pro-eating disorder websites to be made less accessible.
A charity base in Aberdeen has been contacted by 240 young people about eating disorders in the past year.
NHS Grampian has lifted the lid on eating disorder care in the North-east at the start National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (NEDAW).