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What Eating Disorder Recovery Means to Me

What does recovery mean to me? To answer that question, I think it’s important to explore what I thought recovery meant…

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How Negative Body Image Is Addressed in Eating Disorder Outpatient Treatment

Body image is someone’s perception of the way their body looks. While there are many factors that can contribute to the…

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Aftercare, Recovery, and You

Healing from an eating disorder can be a long process, involving multiple services to aid the mind and body. After a…

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5 Tips for Coping with an Eating Disorder During the Holidays

When you’re in recovery from an eating disorder, the holiday season, though it may bring significant joy and excitement, may also…

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Practicing Gratitude in Eating Disorder Recovery Around the Holidays

Thanksgiving can be stressful for those in eating disorder recovery, but it does not have to be that way. Focusing on…

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Common Medical Illnesses that Mimic Depression

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a type of depressive disorder that affects more than 15 million adults in the United States…

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Signs and Symptoms of an Eating Disorder

Disordered eating describes a variety of abnormal eating behaviors that do not yet fit the criteria for an eating disorder. The…

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Addressing Trauma in Eating Disorder Treatment

Eating disorders stem from a need to have self-control as the majority of individuals with an eating disorder lack control in…

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Why are Some People Successful in Eating Disorder Treatment and Others are Not?

We live in a super fast society where we expect results immediately and thrive on instant gratification. From get rich quick…

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The Relationship Between Trauma and Eating Disorders

Trauma can come in all forms; from witnessing a brutal murder or having experienced abuse first handedly to being involved in…

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