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Eating Disorders

Articles, Videos and treatment options for Eating Disorders

The term "eating disorder" encompasses a wide variety of abnormal behaviors that can present in a number of clinical pictures. One of the most basic ways to define "eating disorder" is as a cluster of abnormal eating habits associated with deranged thoughts or negative feelings. To define "eating disorder" adequately both psychological and clinical symptoms must be addressed.

Our overview of eating disorders can be found here. For the latest content, scroll down and select from the list.

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Eating healthy day after day can be challenging, but recently a friend told me a story that illustra...
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Many of us like to cool off on a hot summer’s day by enjoying a scoop or two of ice cream, and if th...
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A study done by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine discovered the more often a person l...
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Registered dietitian, researcher, and family therapist Ellyn Satter believes people should cease str...
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Belly, or visceral fat, refers to fat cells that get packed around and between our abdominal organs,...
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Equine-assisted therapy is a type of psychotherapy that employs horses as facilitators of emotional...
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Weight gain can trigger distress that disrupts our sleep, and a lack of sleep has been linked to wei...