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Programs and Trainings for Eating Disorder Professionals

April 27, 2017

Eating disorder professionals who support individuals, families, and loved ones in the recovery process are fundamental for healing. Perhaps one of the most unique aspects about eating disorder professionals is the collaboration across disciplines that is essential for optimizing treatment […]

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Channeling a Perfectionist Personality in Eating Disorder Recovery

April 27, 2017

Be the best. Be the smartest. Be the most beautiful. And don’t forget to smile. It’s difficult to avoid falling into the trap of perfectionism in a culture of comparison that continually encourages us to be the best and brightest […]

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Food Allergy or Diet Fad?

April 26, 2017

The diet industry finds sneaky ways to convince people to change their lifestyles. Most recently it has touted the need to adjust one’s diet based on food allergies. So when should someone really consider adjusting their diet due to an […]

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Top Books and Podcasts to Support Your Recovery

April 26, 2017

Finding resources with sound recovery and advocacy advice can be difficult. Below are just a few books and podcasts that provide eating disorder information and support! Eating Disorder Hope already has a wonderful list of books that you and your […]

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Rebuilding Your Identity in Eating Disorder Recovery

April 25, 2017

Eating disorders are psychiatric illnesses that are chronic by nature, meaning it often takes months or even years to establish long-term recovery. Even then, many individuals with an eating disorder will struggle to recover, as there are many complex factors […]

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Dealing with Disappointment in Recovery from Anorexia

April 24, 2017

Contributor: Kirsten Haglund, Community Relations Representative for Timberline Knolls Residental Treatment Center and Founder and President of the Kirsten Haglund Foundation So much of the maturity that comes with working through eating disorder recovery comes through managing expectations. When I […]

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Eating Disorders Rampant on the Runway

April 24, 2017

The average runway model is more than 5 inches taller and weighs up to 56 pounds less than the average woman in America [1, 2]. The discrepancy between these two groups of women is shocking. Looking at this dynamic, it […]

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Medication Management for Co-Occurring Disorders

April 23, 2017

There is no magic pill for eating disorder recovery. However, many individuals with eating disorders often exhibit co-occurring disorders, such as addiction, anxiety, bipolar, post-traumatic stress, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Often, the symptoms that come with this dual diagnosis can contribute […]

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Sizeless Clothing for Eating Disorder Recovery

April 21, 2017

One of the most challenging aspects of eating disorder recovery involves body image and coming to a place of acceptance and comfortability with one’s own body. Many individuals who are in recovery from an eating disorder, such as anorexia, bulimia, […]

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When OCD Tendencies Fuel Eating Disorder Behaviors

April 21, 2017

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), like other mental illnesses, is often the subject of stigma and stereotypes. Many people may misunderstand OCD and the serious implications that come with living with this disorder. Another aspect of OCD that is often overlooked […]

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