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Teen Bulimia Statistics and Why We Need to Talk More about It

Bulimia nervosa is a serious eating disorder marked by recurrent bingeing and purging. Because both bingeing and compensatory behaviors (including vomiting,…

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Teenage Addiction and Self-Harm: Co-occurring Disorders

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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How Can I tell if my Teen is Cutting?

Cutting is a common form of self-harm behavior that is used to relieve inner stress and anxiety. Cutting refers to taking…

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World Aids Day: Mental Health Disorders Associated with HIV/AIDS

Globally, there are an estimated 36.7 million people who have the virus. Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more…

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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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What are Co-Occurring Disorders?

The co-existence of both a mental health disorder and a substance abuse disorder is known as co-occurring disorders. This was formerly…

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How Eating Disorder Treatment and Addiction Treatment Compare

The brain’s reward pathway is stimulated by food, alcohol and drugs which all trigger the reward center of the brain by…

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The Use of Modern Medicine in the Treatment for Eating Disorders

Modern medicine is responsible for preventing or curing many diseases in today’s world. Unfortunately, there is no vaccine, no preventative measure,…

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Bullying and its Effects on Body Image and Eating Disorders

Bullying can occur among individuals of any weight and at any age. It is often defined as unprovoked aggressive behavior repeatedly…

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Suicide in Adolescents

Suicidal ideations are thoughts involving killing oneself and often are directly related to mental health illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar…

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