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More Than the Winter Blues: Seasonal Affective Disorder and Eating Disorders
January 2, 2020

No one knows exactly what causes eating disorders. Researchers think it’s a combination of factors, including genetics, psychological health, significant life…

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Self-Injury Awareness Day March 1, 2018
February 1, 2018

Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD), is an international awareness day that takes place every year on March 1 and is a day…

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Panic disorders and Their Tie to Valium Addiction
January 12, 2018

Valium, diazepam, is a long-acting benzodiazepine, that is often used, against recommendation, to treat anxiety disorders such as panic disorder. Benzodiazepines…

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Teenage Addiction and Self-Harm: Co-occurring Disorders
January 12, 2018

Nonsuicidal self-injury disorder, better known as self-harm, is characterized by the purposeful actions of causing physical harm to oneself without the…

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Using Somatic Experiencing to Treat Eating Disorders and Trauma
January 10, 2018

Trauma is the emotional and physiological aftermath of an event; it is not the event itself, it is the individual’s experience…

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arfid in adults
ARFID in Adults: Not Just a Disorder of Childhood
January 10, 2018

Avoidant-restrictive food intake disorder, commonly known as ARFID, is an eating disorder characterized by the persistant refusal to eat specific foods…

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Four Common Misconceptions About Bulimia Nervosa
January 5, 2018

Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by binging episodes followed by compensatory purging behaviors such as self-induced vomiting, diuretic and…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder, Holiday Anxiety and the Holiday Blues
January 4, 2018

Shorter daylight, colder temperatures and the beginning of fall and winter can trigger feelings of low mood, lack of motivation, loss…

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How to Tell if my Child is Being Bullied at School?
December 13, 2017

Between 1 in 4 and 1 in 3 students in the United States say they have been bullied at school. Most bullying…

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Tips for Parents to Stand Up Against Bullying
December 13, 2017

As adults, we tend to downplay or underestimate the amount and seriousness of bullying that occurs in our children’s schools. Bullying…

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