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The “Truth In Advertising Act”: Living in the Age of Digitally-Altered Images

April 9, 2014

Blog post contributed by Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Director @ Eating Disorder Hope and Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC, President @ Eating Disorder Hope This past week, the Eating Disorders Coalition took the issue of digitally retouched images […]

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Compulsive Spending: When Shopping Mirrors an Eating Disorder

April 2, 2014

Blog contributed by Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC, President @ Eating Disorder Hope, and Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Director @ Eating Disorder Hope Shopping. Retail Therapy.  Whether it involves purchasing clothes, shoes, home décor, purses, beauty products, or […]

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    Thigh Gap: The NEW Body Check

    March 24, 2014

    By Amy Klimek M.A., Eating Disorder Specialist, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Body checking has long been an obsession of those with an eating disorder. In fact, it is such a common behavior for those who are weight-obsessed that they […]

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    “It’s All in Your Head”: A Scientific Explanation behind Eating Disorders

    March 20, 2014

    Blog Contributed by Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Director @ Eating Disorder Hope and Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC, President @ Eating Disorder Hope Anorexia Nervosa is the deadliest of all psychiatric illness, yet many stigmas continue to enshroud […]

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    Featured Non-Profit Organization: Project Bliss

    March 13, 2014

    Blog contributed by: Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC, President @ Eating Disorder Hope and Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Coordinator @ Eating Disorder Hope At Eating Disorder Hope, we have the opportunity to work with wonderful organizations, whose efforts […]

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    Eating Disorders: Myths vs. Reality

    February 27, 2014

    Blog contributed by Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Director @ Eating Disorder Hope and Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC, President @ Eating Disorder Hope Eating disorders are among the most deadly of psychiatric diseases, with Anorexia Nervosa having the […]

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    Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    February 19, 2014

    Blog contributed by Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC, President @ Eating Disorder Hope and Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Coordinator @ Eating Disorder Hope Many individuals might struggle with accepting their appearance.  For others, low-self esteem may be a […]

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    Eating Disorders in Homosexual Men

    February 12, 2014

    While eating disorders have been commonly stereotyped to occur in young females, recent attention has been drawn towards men who also struggle with these diseases.  Though traditionally eating disorders are associated with women, an increasing number of men are being […]

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    Connection Between Mindfulness and Body Image

    February 4, 2014

    What comes to thought when you hear the word “Mindfulness”?  Many may connect this with the idea of mediation or finding a state of mental peace, but there is much more involved with this therapeutic practice than may be understood. […]

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    Impact of Eating Disorders on Younger Generations

    January 28, 2014

    The number of adolescents who are struggling with eating disorders is rising at a troubling rate.  Exclusive statistics have revealed that in the past three years, the number of children and teenagers searching for help for an eating disorder has […]

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