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Nova: Dying to Be Thin
     

Nova: Dying to Be Thin

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Director: Larkin McPhee

Cast: Susan Sarandon

 

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Nova explores the serious consequences of eating disorders in Nova: Dying to Be Thin. Anorexia and bulimia have become mainstream maladies, with open discussion of the millions of cases throughout the U.S. Anorexia alone accounts for the highest death rate of any psychological illness. If patients survive, the effects of self-imposed starvation can be

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Nova explores the serious consequences of eating disorders in Nova: Dying to Be Thin. Anorexia and bulimia have become mainstream maladies, with open discussion of the millions of cases throughout the U.S. Anorexia alone accounts for the highest death rate of any psychological illness. If patients survive, the effects of self-imposed starvation can be extreme, from bone loss to heart damage. Nova goes behind closed doors to explore experimental treatments for these eating disorders.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/29/2004
UPC:
0783421290495
Original Release:
2000
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wgbh
Time:
1:00:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Printable materials for educators; Access to the NOVA Web site; Scene selection; Closed captions

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Abnormally Thin [9:27]
2. Cultural Pressures [5:06]
3. The Search for Answers [5:53]
4. Treatment [5:12]
5. The Ballet World [8:31]
6. Running on Empty [6:20]
7. Bulimia Nervosa [7:08]
8. Road to Recovery [8:37]

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Nova: Dying to Be Thin 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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THIS MOVIE IS REALLY GREAT! I'M WATCHING IT IN HEALTH CLASS RIGHT! I REALLY RECOMMEND IT!