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Is Eating Disorder Treatment Worth the Expense?

March 5, 2018

Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are often the most well-known eating disorders. They come with varying symptoms and behaviors. Underlying issues can include low self-esteem, low self-worth, and a distorted body image. Eating disorders are often triggered […]

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Values & Identity: Youth Can Avoid Snags of Eating Disorders

March 4, 2018

Every parent is in a constant fight to protect their children, whether it be from playground scrapes to broken hearts. But, as the world changes, so do the dangers that can reach today’s youth. One of those dangers is disordered […]

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Accepting Our Bodies: Making Peace with Ourselves

March 3, 2018

Positive body image includes various factors. A person’s belief about one’s appearance and how they feel about their body, weight, shape, and size plays a role in the eating disorder. A person with positive body image also has a sense […]

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The Brain and Eating Disorders – Can the Brain be Repaired?

March 1, 2018

Contributor: Camille Williams, MA, LCPC, Eating Disorder Specialist at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Understanding and applying neuroscience to treatment and recovery can prove highly effective. Eating disorders affect all areas of the body, and the brain is significantly impacted. […]

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Getting Past Shame to Self Compassion Through Values

February 28, 2018

Shame is a contributing factor in the development and continuation of eating disorder behaviors.

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10 Tips for Traveling and Maintaining Eating Disorder Recovery

February 27, 2018

Contributor: Kirsten Haglund, Community Relations Representative for Timberline Knolls and Founder and President of the Kirsten Haglund Foundation Today, travel is easier and cheaper than ever, making it a regular part of our personal and professional lives. It is hard […]

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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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