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College Students, Bulimia Treatment and Working

July 20, 2017

College students today face increased pressure in multiple areas, including academic performance, social activities, career development, finances, job security, and athleticism. Many college students are juggling multiple responsibilities at once, including a full academic load, a job, and a social […]

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Adult Eating Disorder Treatment, Showing Dignity and Respect

July 19, 2017

Contributor: Megan Ross, PhD Candidate, LPC, R-DMT, GL-CMA, serves as the Chief Clinical Officer for Aloria Health. When working with adults in the eating disorder field, it is important to remember that treating them with dignity and respect is a […]

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Bulimia Treatment and Intensive Outpatient Programs

July 19, 2017

Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by binge eating, combined with the use of compensatory behaviors in an attempt to rid the body of the food or drink ingested. This clinical description does not address the many complex emotions […]

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Avoid Eating & Smoking: Is This a Form of Disordered Eating?

July 18, 2017

When it comes to eating disorders, there is much more information available about the more commonly known illnesses, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. However, aside from these psychiatric illnesses are various different forms of eating disorders, […]

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Mending Broken Relationships in Anorexia Recovery

July 18, 2017

Contributor: Kirsten Haglund, Community Relations Representative for Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center and Founder and President of the Kirsten Haglund Foundation An eating disorder does not develop in isolation. There are a variety of contributing factors including environment, past trauma, […]

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Girl struggling with ED and studying abroad

Eating Disorders and Studying Abroad in the U.S.

July 18, 2017

Struggling with an eating disorder can be difficult even when you are surrounded by supportive family and friends, so studying abroad while in eating disorder recovery can often feel overwhelming. Questions of where to seek help, finding supportive individuals, and […]

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Compulsive Eating & Depression: Seeking Professional Help

July 16, 2017

Contributor: Melissa O’Neill, LCSW, Director of Program Development at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Addictions and eating disorders rarely manifest alone. Whereas a patient may have a primary diagnosis of anorexia or bulimia, it is likely that she will have […]

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Receiving Treatment in the U.S. if I Don’t Speak English

July 14, 2017

For those with limited english proficiency (LEP), facilities and practitioners use interpreters to communicate. Some studies done on interpreters in treatment settings indicate that few interpreters provide accurate translations for practitioners. Limited access to health care can also be an […]

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Binge Eating Disorder Treatment: Changing Patterns

July 14, 2017

Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is a relatively new diagnosis within the field of eating disorders. This was a win-win for clinicians and patients who struggle with BED, because it gave a diagnosis ability for insurance coverage to obtain treatment. Previous […]

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Teenagers and Eating Disorder Treatment: Keeping Up in School

July 12, 2017

Many adolescents and teenagers today face eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. Because of the severity of these mental illnesses, professional treatment and interventions are necessary and crucial to prevent worsening of symptoms. Research has […]

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