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Treatment Options for Bulimia Nervosa

Recovery from an eating disorder may be a long and complex process, but that doesn’t mean that healing isn’t possible. The...

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Do No Harm: Weight Stigma in the Medical Field

Content warning for weight stigma in the medical field I had gone into her office because I had a sinus infection....

Weight Stigma Awareness Week: What It Is and Why It Matters

The National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) is hosting its first annual Weight Stigma Awareness Week (#WSAW2019) the week of September 23-27,...

Bulimia vs Anorexia: They Have More in Common Than You Might Think

Bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa may seem like polar opposites. After all, bulimia nervosa involves binge eating, while anorexia nervosa involves...

The Connection of Weight Stigma and Bulimia

Weight stigma is pervasive in the eating-disorder-treatment world. Addressing weight stigma is essential for lasting recovery. Eating disorders don’t have a...

James Corden discusses fat-shaming.

What James Corden Got Right and Wrong in His Response to Bill Maher

CN: Discussion of fat-shaming Bill Maher aired a segment recently about fat-shaming. His “hot take” on the issue was, from what...

Responsible parenting of a child with an Eating Disorder/Mental Illness

One of the first skills we have to learn as responsible parents is figuring out what our child needs so we...

How to Parent a Child with Anorexia

When a child has anorexia, it often feels overwhelming, even terrifying to the family. An eating disorder takes over the family...

Defining Bulimia Nervosa

For many of us, the first step toward recovery from an eating disorder is realizing and admitting that we have one....

Treating ARFID: How We Do It

Avoidant-Restrictive Food Intake Disorder commonly known as ARFID is an eating disorder characterized by the persistent refusal to eat specific foods...