UNC in the News: Faculty Research on Orthorexia Continues to Draw Attention of National Media

Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Thom Dunn establishing guidelines to help medical professionals diagnose orthorexia nervosa, an obsession with healthy eating that can lead to unhealthy consequences, continues to garner attention from national media outlets.

Dunn's co-authored paper "Microthinking About Micronutrients: A Case of Transition From Obsessions About Healthy Eating to Near-Fatal Orthorexia Nervosa and Proposed Diagnostic Criteria" recently received national media coverage, including from the following outlets that have interviewed him:

Dunn was previously interviwed for stories in The Wall Street Journal and CNN.

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