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About Lea

Lea is a Belgian woman who spent two years in psychiatric hospitals after she became anorexic. She has recovered, finished college and is challenging her treatment.

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

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Lea's story: my days as a mad girl

In immaculate clinics people are segregated, held down, drugged, often with no other purpose than to control them and get them out of the way. Content warning: eating disorders, self harm, medical abuse.

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