The Department of Health has pledged £2m for research into anorexia.

South London and Maudsley foundation trust, the Institute of Psychiatry and eating disorder charity Beat will carry out the research.

Health minister Rosie Winterton said she hoped the findings would 'enable professionals to better treat the complex emotional issues that are often associated with anorexia'.

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The Department of Health has pledged£2m for research into anorexia.

South London and Maudsley foundation trust, the Institute of Psychiatry and eating disorder charity Beat will carry out the research.

Health minister Rosie Winterton said she hoped the findings would 'enable professionals to better treat the complex emotional issues that are often associated with anorexia'.

Read more here