A room inside the new eating disorders unit at St John's Hospital
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New unit tackles eating disorders

24 January 2012 Last updated at 16:08 GMT

Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are nearly as common as depression but getting the right help can be extremely difficult.

A new specialist unit has officially opened in Livingston to help the most acute cases.

The South East Scotland Regional Eating Disorders Unit is part of St John's Hospital.