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Signs and Symptoms of an Eating Disorder
February 1, 2018

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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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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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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Addressing Trauma in Eating Disorder Treatment
December 10, 2017

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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Emotional Eating
October 10, 2017

Emotional eating is loosely defined as eating in response to negative or stressful emotions or using food to dull or avoid…

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The Relationship Between Trauma and Eating Disorders
September 26, 2017

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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Is Fast Food the New Painkiller?
September 25, 2017

The addiction circuit in the brain is wired to release dopamine, a feel good neurotransmitter that is increased in the limbic…

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Risky Business: Habits and Behaviors that Increase the Risk of Developing a Mental Health Disorder
September 5, 2017

According to statistics, approximately one in five Americans will be affected by a mental health condition at least once in their…

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Coping with the Loss of Yourself During Your Eating Disorder Recovery
June 8, 2017

Eating disorders are plagued by unregulated, blunted emotions that are hidden though maladaptive patterns such as binge eating, extreme dieting, self-induced…

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