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eating disorders in kids and teenagers

Identifying and Tackling The Warning Signs of Eating Disorders in Children

As a celebrated wit once said, “I’d rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.” While that may seem like a tongue-in-cheek remark, it speaks to a deeper issue – the relationship between mental health and substance abuse. Eating disorders are one such mental health issue that often goes undetected in …

connection between trauma and eating disorder

The Hidden Connection: How Trauma Influences Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are complex and multifactorial conditions that can stem from a variety of biological, psychological, and environmental factors. Recent research has shown that trauma, in particular, can play a significant role in the development of your mental health well-being and perpetuation of disordered eating behaviors. Trauma can manifest in different ways, and it is …

Breaking the Chains of Eating Disorders

Breaking the Chains of Eating Disorders: Powerful Tales of Triumph and Transformation

Eating disorders are complex mental health conditions that affect millions of people worldwide. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are the most commonly recognized types of eating disorders. They are characterized by abnormal eating habits, distorted body image, and intense fear of weight gain or obesity. Studies show that eating disorders are prevalent …

Different Types of Eating Disorders and Their Symptoms

Different Types of Eating Disorders and Their Symptoms

Have you ever noticed how often women talk about food and their bodies? We constantly discuss our weight, our diets, and our perceived flaws. For some women, these concerns can spiral into a serious mental illness: an eating disorder. According to the National Eating Disorders Association, approximately 20 million women and 10 million men in …