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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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Emotional eating is using food to fulfill emotional needs rather than physical hunger. Emotional eat...
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Imagine going to your doctor with a list of symptoms that clearly indicate the presence of an eating...
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While Barbie may have gotten a realistic makeover, a model featured on Target's website recently was...
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Fad diets are characteristically unsatisfying, yet many people continue to try them. The quick fixes...
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Social media is a strong influence when it comes to body image, and new research confirms that frequ...
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While diuretics can act as temporary eliminators of “water weight” from the body, they are not effec...
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Adventure-based therapy, or wilderness therapy, is an established treatment option for people with e...
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This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, and the theme this year is "I Had No Idea." T...