Secondary Faculty

Sydney Bryn Austin

Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Other Positions

Professor of Pediatrics

Pediatrics-Boston Children's Hospital

Harvard Medical School



Eating disorders in teens skyrocketing during pandemic

Experts are concerned about a dramatic rise in eating disorders among teenagers over the past year. Possible explanations for the increase include teens’ loss of familiar routines and regular connections with friends, anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic, boredom,…