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Addressing Trauma in Eating Disorder Treatment

Eating disorders stem from a need to have self-control as the majority of individuals with an eating disorder lack control in most aspects of their life.  The need to manage…
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The Dangers of “Trivializing” Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are serious, real mental health disorders that can create long-lasting damage to the body and mind, can break many relationships and result in financial hardships. Eating disorders affect…
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Are Eating Disorders Contagious?

Contagious disorders refer to communicable diseases that can be passed from one individual to another individual when the exchange of the virus is transmitted, either through sneezing, coughing, or touching.…
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World Aids Day: Mental Health Disorders Associated with HIV/AIDS

Globally, there are an estimated 36.7 million people who have the virus. Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more than 35 million people have died of HIV or…
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Overcoming the Stressors and Anxiety of the Holiday Season

The holiday season is officially upon us, in case you have not noticed. It is almost nearly impossible to walk into a retail store without becoming inundated with Christmas trees,…
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Discovery Guest Post: Halloween Costumes for your Body Type

Halloween Costumes for your Body Type: How to not compromise positive body image for your Halloween costume As we approach the end of October, we all know what Holiday is…
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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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