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Nancy Zucker

Associate professor, Duke Center for Eating Disorders

Nancy Zucker is founder and director of the Duke Center for Eating Disorders and associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

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October 2015
Opinion / Viewpoint

Girls with autism may stop eating to blunt social pain

by  /  19 October 2015

Anorexia sometimes accompanies autism in girls. Refusing food may mute the confusing array of stimuli that is particularly difficult for a girl with autism to handle.

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