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Personality Traits Associated with Eating Disorders

Our personalities are ingrained parts of our character that are molded by our genetic inheritance as well as life experiences over time. Researchers have found certain personality traits that are…
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Using Somatic Experiencing to Treat Eating Disorders and Trauma

Trauma is the emotional and physiological aftermath of an event; it is not the event itself, it is the individual’s experience of the event. Different individuals are impacted differently by the…
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ARFID in adults: Not Just a Disorder of Childhood

Avoidant-Restrictive Food Intake Disorder commonly known as ARFID is an eating disorder characterized by the persistence refusal to eat specific foods or refusal to eat any type of food due…
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Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: Complications of Unresolved Eating Disorders

Obesity is characterized by having a BMI over 25 however, it is important to note that BMI is not always an accurate way to measure physical or mental health. Almost…
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Top Seven Inspiring Eating Disorder Blogs

Eating disorders affect 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States and anorexia nervosa has the highest mortality rate out of any mental health disorder. Many individuals…
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Five Common Fears That Prevent individuals From Seeking Treatment For Their Eating Disorder

Accepting and entering treatment can be scary but is necessary for recovery. Often, individuals entering treatment have concerns over what to expect in treatment. “I will be the ‘largest’ in…
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Four Tips for Practicing Body Positive Workouts in Eating Disorder Recovery

Body positivity is a term defined by many therapists and eating disorder professionals as a way to accept and love your body just the way it is without judgment or…
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Viewing Eating Disorders Through Poetry

Everyone has something they want to change about their body or their appearance. Whether its size, color, ability, age, we all seem to have something we want to fix. We…
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Five Disorders that Mimic Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that has the highest mortality rate out of any mental health disorder. Anorexia nervosa is characterized by the intense fear of gaining weight, a…
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