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The Link Between Binge Eating and Obesity

Binge eating disorder is often associated with obesity however these two disorders may have some commonalities but they are not necessarily related. Obesity is characterized by having a BMI over…
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Eating Disorders and Weight Loss Surgery: Not An Easy Cure

Eating disorders are often glamorized and depicted in society as an image of a young Caucasian female who is severely underweight when in fact; eating disorders come in all shapes…
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a specific type of psychotherapy that is used to help treat many mental health disorders, eating disorders and substance abuse disorders.  Cognitive behavioral therapy specifically…
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Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Interpersonal psychotherapy is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on the interpersonal relationships and interpersonal skills that maybe causing the individual to have psychological problems such as depression or an…
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Sorority Life, Body Image and Eating Disorders

Many young women enter college excited to join a sorority to make lifelong friends and be active within their college community however joining a sorority has been linked to devastating…
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Substance Abuse: A Disease Among the Elderly

Substance abuse affects every age, gender and ethnicity, but individuals may choose to use different substances depending on their age. For example, sniffing glue or paint is more common among…
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The Truth About Polysubstance Abuse

Polysubstance abuse refers to the consumption of one or more illicit substances over a defined period or simultaneously. It was once a diagnosis in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of…
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Eating Disorders in the LGBT community

Eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa affect 30 million individuals in the United States and historically eating disorders have been associated with young, Caucasian straight…
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Eating Disorders in Women Over Forty

Eating disorders affect 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States and statistics and the media reveal that eating disorders are most prevalent in individuals in their…
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