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Analyzing Facial Emotion Expression in Eating Disorders: How Emotions Can Affect Eating Disorders

Pathological and disordered eating behaviors present with refusal to eat, excessive exercise, obsessive thoughts about body image, rapid weight change, and strict diets however eating disorders are rarely about food…
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What’s Eating Our Patients? The Link Relationship between Trauma and Eating Disorders

(This article was originally posted on the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Newsletter) Although the evidence to suggest that eating disorders (ED) have a biological basis has been described…
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The Dangerous Side of Sleep Aids

There is three basic types of sleep disorders: those that cause insomnia, those that cause fatigue during the day, and those that make it difficult to sleep through the night.…
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What Are The Different Types of Eating Disorders?

Approximately 20 million women and 10 million men are diagnosed with an eating disorder at some point in their lifetime. The media and society oftentimes only raises awareness about anorexia…
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Debunking Common Addiction Treatment Myths

Addiction is defined by the inability to abstain from a drug craving or unhealthy behavior, which results in biological and psychological manifestations that ultimately cause self harm and even harm…
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Eating Disorders & To The Bone: Netflix’ Potential Triggers

Netflix did it again, first with their controversial release of 13 Reasons Why and now with their soon to be released To the Bone, a movie that could potentially glamorize…
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How the Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why is a Potential Trigger for Suicide and Mental Illness

It is difficult to survive a day in the office or a night out with friends, browse social media or overhear a conversation in public without hearing remarks about the…
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Disordered Eating in Pregnancy: Pregorexia

Pregnancy can be the most amazing time of an individual’s life. A time of bringing new life into the world and experiencing the baby’s heartbeat for the first time, their…
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How Eating Disorders Affect the Digestive System

Eating disorders such as bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and anorexia nervosa affect 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States and are the leading cause of…
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