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Bullying, Body Image and Eating Disorders

Bullying, Body Image and Eating Disorders Bullying can occur among individuals of any weight and at any age. It is often defined as unprovoked aggressive behavior repeatedly carried out against…
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Common Misconceptions About Bullying

October is national bullying prevention month and is used to provide insight and awareness throughout communities regarding the impact of bullying. Bullying starts in early childhood and continues through adulthood.…
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National Bullying Prevention Month: October

National Bullying Prevention Month is a nationwide campaign founded in 2006 by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center. The campaign is held during the month of October and unites communities around…
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Recreational Use of Xanax

Xanax, formally know as alprazolam, is a short-acting benzodiazepine, that is used to treat anxiety disorders including panic disorder. It is also used to help wean individuals from alcohol dependence…
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Why are Some People Successful in Eating Disorder Treatment and Others are Not?

We live in a super fast society where we expect results immediately and thrive on instant gratification. From get rich quick plans and rapid weight loss diets to instant romantic…
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Maintaining Recovery During Holiday Traditions

The holiday season is the time of year most associated with traditions, many of which revolve around food. For those struggling with an eating disorder this can be an especially…
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Weight Control in Male Jockeys: Eating Disorders in Horse Racing

Our society often links eating disorders to a young, thin Caucasian middle class girl however this stereotype is far from the truth. Although eating disorders are more common than females…
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Gift Giving Around the Holidays for Someone who is in Eating Disorder Treatment

The time between October and January are filled with holiday parties, pies, cakes, candy, decorating, gift giving and even more sweets and desserts. Many believe that maintaining eating disorder recovery…
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Seasonal Depression Around the Holidays and the Link to Eating Disorders

The drastic changes in seasons from summer to fall to winter are usually a welcomed transition for most people. Many people love the changing of the sky, the different colored…
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