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How to Talk with our Teens About Bulimia

July 2, 2019

Talking to a teen about bulimia can be challenging, as parents, teachers, coaches, or friends may not exactly know what to say about bulimia or how to say it in a way that feels supportive to the teen. We may […]

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Major Life Changes & Eating Disorder Relapse

July 1, 2019

Planned or unplanned, when life throws major life changes our way, adjusting can be incredibly difficult. Particularly if one is in recovery from anorexia, bulimia or binge eating disorder. Regardless of whether these changes are welcomed or not, it is […]

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Pros and Cons of Eating Disorder Support Groups

June 28, 2019

There are an array of treatment options available for individuals struggling with disordered eating. Eating disorder support groups are one of those options. Like all treatment options, eating disorder support groups come with a unique set of pros and cons. […]

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How to Evaluate a Nutrition Program in Eating Disorder Treatment?

June 27, 2019

Eating disorders are associated with disturbances in people’s eating behaviors along with an unhealthy preoccupation with food, body weight, and self-image and body shape. Hence, each individual’s relationship with food and nutrition can play an influential role in the recovery […]

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Marital Concerns of Eating Disorder Sufferers

June 26, 2019

An eating disorder can cause an immense toll on a relationship. Studies show that body dissatisfaction is negatively associated with marital concerns and “eating concerns in women are associated with less satisfaction, comfort, and closeness in romantic relationships [1].” These statistics […]

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How to Choose the Best Eating Disorder Therapist for You

June 25, 2019

Finding an eating disorder therapist that is best for you is crucial in order to heal and recover from disordered eating fully. After all, it’s challenging to be vulnerable and do the work that’s needed for recovery if you don’t […]

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Binge Eating Disorder and Isolation: How to Break Out of the Cycle

June 24, 2019

Many symptoms of disordered eating create vicious cycles that can lead to a struggling individual feeling trapped. Isolation is absolutely one of these symptoms and can especially create a cycle when combined with Binge-Eating Disorder (BED) symptoms. It is important to […]

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What to Expect in Individual and Group Therapy in Eating Disorder Treatment?

June 21, 2019

Eating disorders are serious, fatal illnesses, associated with severe disturbances in disordered eating tendencies, and the related thoughts and emotions. This is why individual therapy and group therapy are key to recovery. Treating an eating disorder generally involves a combination […]

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What Psychiatric Support Should I Expect in Treatment for Anorexia, Bulimia, and BED?

June 20, 2019

Eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN) and binge-eating disorder (BED), are one of the most complex and clinically challenging groups of mental disorders. Due to the severity of eating disorders and the nature of this mental illness, […]

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Anorexia and Friendship: How Do I Help My Friend?

June 19, 2019

Anorexia Nervosa is estimated to impact 1 to 4 % of females. Anorexia is a devastating disease with the highest mortality rate of all psychiatric illnesses. Anorexia is not only harmful to the individual, it can dramatically impact families and […]

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