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Question for Department of Health

UIN 207709, tabled on 1 September 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that psychological tests able to screen for anorexia are available through the NHS.

Answered on

8 September 2014

Treatment for eating disorders is provided through child and adolescent mental health services and through adult mental health services. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has produced guidance on the treatment of anorexia which includes tools that can be used to diagnose eating disorders.