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Eating Disorders in Children: Growth Spurts or Binge Eating Disorder?

Between ages two to ten years old, a child will grow at a steady pace and a final growth spurt begins at the start of puberty, sometime between ages 9 to…
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Eating Disorders and Super Bowl Weekend

Super bowl weekend is rapidly approaching and even if you are not a fan of the popular American sport, it is almost impossible to escape it as many tune in…
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Eating Disorder Discrimination in the LGBT Community

The LGBT community is at a greater risk of bullying and has even been the center points for violent attacks. Their oppression within the community can take a serious psychological…
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The Evolution of Eating Disorder Treatment

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa have been around for centuries, but medical professionals have only recently recognized them as true mental health disorders.…
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National Drug and Alcohol Week Jan 22-28 2018

National Drug and Alcohol Week is an awareness week that was started by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in 2010 to raise awareness for teenagers about the myths…
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Panic disorders and Their Tie to Valium Addiction

Valium, diazepam, is a long-acting benzodiazepine, that is often used, against recommendation, to treat anxiety disorders such as panic disorder. Benzodiazepines commonly referred to as “nerve pills” have been widely…
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Co-occurring Disorders in Teenagers: Cocaine and Anxiety

Anxiety commonly occurs in the teenage population due to the many changing factors associated with this life stage. Hormonal changes, physical changes to the body, the stressors associated with academic…
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Teenage Addiction and Self-Harm: Co-occurring Disorders

Nonsuicidal self-injury disorder, better known as self-harm, is characterized by the purposeful actions of causing physical harm to oneself without the intention of committing suicide. Cutting and burning are the…
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How can Creating a Positive Online Community Help Those in Eating Disorder Recovery?

We live in a transformative time where many of our interactions occur through technology, specifically the Internet. With popular search engines such as Google and Yahoo and the immense power…
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