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Traits of Those That Overcome Bulimia

April 24, 2018

How do individuals that overcome bulimia nervosa do it?! It may seem impossible from where you stand now, but recovery from bulimia can be achieved. This series examines traits specific to anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder that […]

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Social Media Moderation – Reducing Body Image Insecurities

April 23, 2018

Contributor: Kirsten Haglund, Community Relations Representative for Timberline Knolls and Founder and President of the Kirsten Haglund Foundation I don’t like demonizing technology or any one social media platform. It is kind of like that black and white thinking that […]

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Aftercare Plan for Residential Eating Disorder Treatment

April 13, 2018

Completing residential treatment for an eating disorder is an incredible feat, but the fight for recovery does not stop there. Individuals leaving treatment must take time to create an aftercare plan to help them combat relapse and continue in their […]

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Ballet & Weight Obsession

April 12, 2018

The prevalence of eating disorders is regrettably high in female adolescent populations at .28%, so it may be shocking to learn that this prevalence is even higher in ballet dancers at 6.5% [1] Clearly participating in ballet places individuals at […]

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High School Performing Arts: Does It Hurt Body Image?

April 11, 2018

The performing arts have long been a channel for individuals to tell their stories and express their emotions. The artists that boldly portray these stories often begin their love of theatre, dance, or music in adolescence. This can be a […]

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Traits of Those That Overcome Binge Eating Disorder

April 10, 2018

Each eating disorder subtype is unique in its predictors, behaviors, and motivators. The newest of these disorders to be formally recognized is Binge Eating Disorder, commonly referred to as BED. While the formal recognition is new, the disorder itself is […]

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How Do I Know if I Have Anorexia?

April 9, 2018

Understanding if you have an eating disorder can be challenging in today’s society. Many images on social media, television and other platforms can portray mixed messages of what healthy versus unhealthy looks like for men and women. Eating disorders are […]

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Nurturing Eating Disorders: Diet Talk, Body Hate & Rejection

April 6, 2018

It seems as if diet talk, negative body image, and poor self-worth are all around us. At work, on social media, in the movies, and in our own heads. It is hard to escape the idea that our bodies are […]

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Social Media Tips to Build Self Esteem & Positive Body Image

April 5, 2018

Social media is being used for many things, one being body positive and self-esteem movements. Platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter can foster vibrant conversations around positive self-esteem and body image campaigns. In a recent study of females between […]

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What Can this Eating Disorder Journey Teach Me?

April 4, 2018

Most clinicians agree that going through eating disorder treatment and recovery is one the hardest things there is to do. It is about letting go. Recovery is about being able to let go of the part of you that is […]

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