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Anorexia Nervosa
Do I Have Anorexia Nervosa?

What is Anorexia Nervosa? Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder classified by the unhealthy disturbance in body shape and image resulting…

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How Have Eating Disorders Have Changed in the Past Decade?

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are eating disorders that have dated back to the Middle Ages. These disorders were considered “wasting…

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Tips for Finding a Therapist Specialized in Eating Disorders

Where to Begin Finding a Therapist Specialized in Eating Disorders When battling an eating disorder, individuals should seek out the best…

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Re-Feeding Syndrome: A Complication Associated with Anorexia Nervosa

The Dangers of Re-Feeding Syndrome Re-feeding syndrome is one of the most dangerous and well-known complications from anorexia nervosa. Although the…

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Personality Traits of Those Who Overcome Eating Disorders

Overcoming Eating Disorders? Eating disorders affect 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States and are mainly caused…

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Telling parents about bulimia is essential
The Five “Other” Eating Disorders

The Five “Other” Eating Disorders Other specified feeding or eating disorder, otherwise known as OSFED has replaced Eating Disorder Not Otherwise…

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Anorexia Nervosa vs. Constitutional Thinness

Anorexia Nervosa vs. Constitutional Thinness Anorexia nervosa is characterized by the intense fear of gaining weight, a distorted body image, inability…

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Drunkorexia: What is it and Why is it So Dangerous?

When an alcohol use disorder is combined with disordered eating behaviors, it can be a recipe for disaster. Drunkorexia is a…

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The Connection Between Eating Disorders and Self-Injury

Updated on 2/10/2023 Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorders, bulimia nervosa or orthorexia seldom occur independently of other…

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Comparing and Contrasting Anorexia Nervosa and Orthorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa and orthorexia nervosa share the same Greek root word, “rexia” meaning, “hunger.” However, these disorders are drastically different from…

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