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How Do I Know if I’m Able to Go Back to a Sport After ED Recovery?

February 20, 2017

Contributor: Kirsten Haglund, Community Relations Representative for Timberline Knolls and Founder and President of the Kirsten Haglund Foundation Rather than engaging in sports or exercise for fun and/or health, physical activities are often abused by those suffering from eating disorders. […]

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Effective Psychotherapy Techniques For Maintaining Recovery

February 19, 2017

Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residental Treatment Center For the millions of individuals who struggle with eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder, daily battles are faced in the form of urges to engage in detrimental behaviors. […]

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How Eating Disorders Affect Work and School

February 16, 2017

Being broke, frustrated, and uncertain about the future wasn’t such a bad thing. The ball was in my corner; I could start over clean on the West Coast. I left Charleston on a Saturday morning around nine and hightailed it […]

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Connection Between Borderline Personality Disorder and Bulimia

February 15, 2017

Contributor: Camille Williams, MA, LCPC, Eating Disorder Specialist at Timberline Knolls Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is characterized by intense emotions, impulsivity, and experiencing life in extremes. Individuals with BPD have a difficult time managing their emotions effectively because of the […]

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The Spotlight: Athletes and Binge Eating Disorder

February 14, 2017

Ever since college football sensation, Joey Julius, kicker for Penn State, opened up about his struggle with binge eating disorder, the issue about eating disorders among athletes has moved into the spotlight.  Julius shared openly on his personal facebook page […]

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Dangers of Crash / Fad Diets Before Prom

February 12, 2017

Fad diets are wildly popular when an urgency for sudden and immediate weight loss is needed. As an example, this alarming trend is commonly seen among teenagers in anticipation of prom season, where fitting a certain size dress seems ideal. […]

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Petition Against Plastic Surgery Apps for Kids

February 11, 2017

A recent petition by Endangered Bodies has been making the rounds on social media to combat plastic surgery apps aimed at children, calling for their removal by Apple, Google, and Amazon. An Endangered Bodies representative was shocked to discover the […]

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Are Your Clothes Hurting Your Body Image? Challenging Clothes Size

February 10, 2017

Many individuals who have struggled with an eating disorder also commonly have a difficult time learning to embrace their body, whatever their size may be. Often as a result of drastic eating disorder behaviors, a person with an eating disorder, […]

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The Medical Explanation for your Most Common Anorexia Symptoms

February 9, 2017

Contributor: Margherita Mascolo, MD, Medical Director, ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health Patients suffering from an eating disorder present a diagnostic dilemma even to the most astute physician as these patients often minimize their symptoms and at times […]

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4 Changes You Can Make in Your Home to Support Eating Disorder Recovery & Reduce Relapse

February 8, 2017

Contributor: Kate Clemmer, LCSW-C, Community Outreach Coordinator for The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt It’s safe to say no one who has been through recovery from an eating disorder would downplay the difficulty or complexity of it. And […]

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