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The Impact of the Side Effects of Bulimia on the Family

Eating disorders are a family affair. Even though behaviors like bingeing and purging are conducted in secret, repercussions ripple throughout the…

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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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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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Four Common Misconceptions About Bulimia Nervosa

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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How to Tell if my Child is Being Bullied at School?

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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Emotional and Psychological Trauma in Teenagers: How Can Parents Help?

Emotional and psychological trauma is the result of extraordinarily stressful events that shattered your teenager’s sense of security, making them feel…

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Addressing Trauma in Eating Disorder Treatment

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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Are Eating Disorders Contagious?

Contagious disorders refer to communicable diseases that can be passed from one individual to another individual when the exchange of the…

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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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The Relationship Between Trauma and Eating Disorders

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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