Case studies

Melanie’s story

Case study - Belinda's story

Thin, yes. But anorexic, never. I was a dancer. With hindsight, I think I’d been ill for a long time, but at the time I wouldn’t be told. I ducked, dived and lied… anything to keep out of hospital…

Anna’s story


I got ill around the age of 16. So, when I moved out of the family home and up to London, I went straight into a hospital. It was a building block – it didn’t completely work – but it was a start. I also had a few issues with drugs and alcohol at the time… trying to cope with the anorexia.

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