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Eating Disorders and Super Bowl Weekend
January 30, 2018

Eating Disorders and Super Bowl Weekend Super bowl weekend is rapidly approaching and even if you are not a fan of…

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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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Co-occurring Disorders in Teenagers: Cocaine and Anxiety
January 12, 2018

Cocaine and Anxiety Anxiety commonly occurs in the teenage population due to the many changing factors associated with this life stage….

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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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Five Disorders that Mimic Anorexia Nervosa
January 5, 2018

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?
December 13, 2017

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?
December 13, 2017

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?
December 13, 2017

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
October 5, 2017

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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Eating disorder aftercare should include plans for returning to school.
Disorders Associated with Purging Behavior
October 5, 2017

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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