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PTSD and Bulimia: Relational Statistics & Trends

February 17, 2018

Bulimia and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) frequently occur together, primarily when a stressful or traumatic event occurs.  Reactions can be overwhelming, and cause distress to the point of emotional impairment, dysfunction to daily life, and physical problems [1]. The Substance Abuse […]

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Eating Disorders and the Vietnamese Lunar New Year (Tết)

February 16, 2018

The Lunar New Year is the biggest and most important holiday of the year in Vietnam (and most East Asian countries). Imagine the renewal of New Year’s Eve, plus the meals of Thanksgiving, the presents of the Christmastime holidays, the […]

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ACT & Eating Disorder Treatment: What You Need to Know

February 16, 2018

Working with a therapist can help reduce eating disorder behaviors and symptoms, and get you moving toward recovery. One way therapists work on reducing symptoms is through Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT). What It Is ACT helps individuals to reduce eating […]

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DBT & Eating Disorder Treatment: What You Need to Know

February 15, 2018

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a type of therapy that is used to treat mental health conditions to include eating disorders. It works to help individuals learn healthy, adaptive ways to regulate emotions, analyze and restructure behaviors that are a […]

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CBT & Eating Disorder Treatment: What You Need to Know

February 14, 2018

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based practice that has been used for decades to treat mental health conditions and more recently, eating disorders. Initially, it was designed for the treatment of depression and anxiety but is currently used more […]

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Relapse & Seeking Eating Disorder Treatment Again

February 13, 2018

Recovery happens over a duration of years. It can be a challenge to enter real-life after treatment to overcome an eating disorder. Signs of Relapse Eating disorder relapse can be a slow progression. It may begin with fleeting thoughts of […]

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The Difference Between an Utter Eating Disorder and Dieting?

February 12, 2018

97% of dieters regain all of the weight they lose within three years [1]. Further, losing weight doesn’t actually improve health biomarkers such as blood pressure, fasting glucose, or triglyceride levels [1]. Despite these facts, diet fads continue to exist, […]

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Processing Emotions and Learning to Tolerate Painful Feelings

February 11, 2018

Tolerating uncomfortable emotions can be difficult at times. It is about being able to identify feelings, process them, and coping with them as they arise. Often our society teaches us to push down negative emotions and show only positive ones. […]

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The Fat CEO: Why Many in Leadership Roles Are Comfort Eating

February 10, 2018

Overwhelming stress and pressure seem to be ingrained in the American lifestyle. In fact, in 2015, the American Psychological Association found that the majority of Americans report moderate or high levels of stress [1]. For those that hold a leadership […]

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Teens, Eating Disorders, and Obesity

February 9, 2018

Eating disorders are all too common among adolescents. Often we think of anorexia or bulimia as the most common types of EDs and do not frequently think of obesity as being a symptom of binge eating disorder. These issues affect […]

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