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Eating Disorders

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) recently celebrated its annual awareness week at the end of February. The goal of NEDA Awareness Week is to shine the spotlight on eating disorders by educating people, spreading messages...

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Body Dysmorphia & Anorexia

The way that we view our bodies and feel in them can influence our self-view, feelings of worth, and fulfillment with our lives. For individuals with body dysmorphia, the negative perception of their body can lead to negative behaviors...

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Early Intervention

Eating disorders affect 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States and approximately 15% of these individuals seek professional help. Additionally, the average time it takes to seek clinical treatment is eight years. At this...

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Neuroscience & Eating Disorders

While the core treatment of eating disorders remains based on psychotherapy, behavioral modifications, and close medical management, we are discovering more and more about the science and brain functioning of individuals suffering from an...

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Pregnancy & Eating Disorders

Pregnancy requires a great deal of physical, psychological, and emotional strength. During pregnancy, the growing baby receives all of its nourishment from the mother’s body. While gaining weight is required for a healthy pregnancy, for...

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