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Articles and videos for parents of children with eating disorders

By English: Petty Officer 2nd Class Wilyanna Harper, U.S. Navy [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Adolescence is a time of great uncertainty for many young men and women. The teenage years are a cru...
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Barbie is a doll manufactured by Mattel, Inc. and she was first launched in March, 1959. For more th...
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Though it seems unlikely that eating disorders, like bulimia or anorexia, could begin in childhood,...
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Joan, a parent of a child with an eating disorder, shares her thoughts on helping a child with an e...
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It can be extremely difficult to talk to others about your child's eating disorder. A parent who ha...
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How do you cope as a parent of a child with an eating disorder? What do you tell others? What not t...
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This guest post was written by Marci Warhaft, creator of Fit vs. Fiction and author of "The Body Ima...
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It's not easy being a teenager, and it may be even harder if you're female. Teen girls are highly i...
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Research, decades of observation and record keeping are making it clear that eating disorder develop...
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If you suspect your child has an eating disorder, or he or she has been diagnosed with one, naturall...