Therapists and counselors who work with deaf clients are beginning to note that some form of eating disorders and distortions in body image perception do exist. To understand the difficulty of eating and related disorders and their inroads into the deaf community, it is important to know the differences between the various related disorders. This article introduces eating disorders and body perception and provides a brief look at some of the ways in which counselors might be more attuned to the prevalence of these disorders among their deaf clients.
Rendon, M. E., Hills, C. G., & Rappold, E. S. (2019). Eating and Related Disorders: Implications for the Deaf Community. JADARA, 25(4). Retrieved from https://repository.wcsu.edu/jadara/vol25/iss4/7