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Risky Business: Habits and Behaviors that Increase the Risk of Developing a Mental Health Disorder

According to statistics, approximately one in five Americans will be affected by a mental health condition at least once in their lifetime and this impact has a major ripple effect…
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Most Common Mental Health Disorders in the United States

The first week of October is National Mental Health Awareness week and understanding the differences between mental health disorders and the signs and symptoms associated with each disorder can not…
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Eating Disorders in the News

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder are recognized by psychologists and psychiatrists around the world and can result in severe co-morbidities and even death…
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Mental Health Awareness Week October 1-7, 2017

During Mental Illness Awareness Week on Oct. 1-7, 2017, National Association for Mental Illness (NAMI) and other mental health participants across the United States are raising awareness of mental illness…
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Vacationing and Traveling Abroad While in Eating Disorder Recovery

The smell of the ocean, taking in new sights and being embraced with different languages and cultures are some of the most exciting things about going on vacation and getting…
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The Use of Modern Medicine in the Treatment for Eating Disorders

Modern medicine is responsible for preventing or curing many diseases in today’s world. Unfortunately, there is no vaccine, no preventative measure, no medication or cure for an eating disorder. Rather…
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Social Isolation and Eating Disorders

Loneliness is perceived social isolation: it is the distressing feeling that accompanies the perception that one’s social needs are not being met by the quantity or especially the quality of…
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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 victims who are unable to defend…
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Suicide in Adolescents

Suicidal ideations are thoughts involving killing oneself and often are directly related to mental health illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, eating disorders and substance abuse disorders. Unfortunately this…
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