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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...

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...

Causes of Orthorexia Nervosa

What Causes Orthorexia Nervosa and Why Did I Develop this Disorder?

Orthorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by restrictive eating secondary to obsessive behaviors in pursuit of a healthy diet. Although...

treatment for anorexia nervosa

Seeking Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa

Seeking treatment for anorexia nervosa at a well-established treatment center can save your life and help you develop positive coping skills...

cause of Anorexia Nervosa

What is the Cause of Anorexia Nervosa?

Anorexia nervosa affects millions of men and women in the United States and is not a choice but rather a disorder...

Early Eating Disorder Intervention

Eating disorders affect 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States and approximately 15% of these individuals seek...

Warning Signs of Bulimia Nervosa in Children

Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by bingeing and compensatory behaviors. Although the common assumption is that it only affects...

Complications of Orthorexia Nervosa

Signs, Symptoms, and Complications of Orthorexia Nervosa

Orthorexia nervosa is defined as the obsession with eating only healthy food to the point that it interferes with certain aspects...

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...