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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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Coping Strategies for Maintaining Recovery During the Holidays

The holiday season can hold great expectations for any family who partakes in them. Oftentimes there is a family fight, a heated discussion about politics, an uncle that may drink…
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Emotional Eating

Emotional eating is loosely defined as eating in response to negative or stressful emotions or using food to dull or avoid difficult and unwanted feelings. Most of the times people…
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Anorexia Nervosa Complications

Anorexia is a life-threatening eating disorder that has the highest mortality rate of any mental health disorder. It is characterized by extreme dietary habits such a self- induced vomiting and…
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What Causes Bulimia Nervosa?

Bulimia nervosa is a leading eating disorder characterized by binging and purging can affect individuals of all genders, age, socioeconomic status and ethnicities however the majority of individuals who have…
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What Causes Anorexia Nervosa?

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder classified by the unhealthy disturbance in body shape and image resulting in the refusal to maintain a minimum body weight. Individuals will go to…
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Red Flags Associated with Binge Eating Disorder

Binge-eating disorder is an eating disorder that affects mainly adult women and some adult men with a lower prevalence for younger age populations. Approximately 3.5% of adult women in the…
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Facts and Fiction About Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are serious diseases that have the highest mortality rate out of all the mental health disorders. At least 30 million individuals of all ages and genders in the…
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