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Eating Disorders and Super Bowl Weekend

Super bowl weekend is rapidly approaching and even if you are not a fan of the popular American sport, it is…

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Panic disorders and Their Tie to Valium Addiction

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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Co-occurring Disorders in Teenagers: Cocaine and Anxiety

Anxiety commonly occurs in the teenage population due to the many changing factors associated with this life stage. Hormonal changes, physical…

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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…

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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…

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How to Treat my Child’s Anxiety Disorder?

Anxiety disorders are known to affect 25% of children between 13 and 18 years of age and can severely interfere with…

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Is My Teenager Depressed?

Teenagers face a host of pressures, from the hormonal changes of puberty and building their self-esteem, to facing peer pressure about…

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Why Does my Child Seem Anxious in School?

Sometimes anxiety is easy to identify, like when a child is feeling nervous before a test at school. Other times anxiety…

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Common Mental Health Disorders Associated with Eating Disorders

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are known as the deadliest mental health disorders. Men…

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Disorders Associated with Purging Behavior

Purging is a self-inflicted behavior regularly practiced by individuals who have eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia nervosa. Purging refers…

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