When Anorexia Shows up in Your Marriage

Married couple discussing when to seek treatment for an eating disorder Anorexia and marriage do not mix well. As you know, Anorexia Nervosa is a mental health disorder that affects one’s interpersonal abilities in a variety of ways. The disorder is a maladaptive coping mechanism an individual utilizes to handle/manage unwanted emotions. The individual restricts their food intake as a means of either numbing, controlling, or [...]
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The Link Between Anorexia Nervosa & OCD

Friends trying to Find Binge Eating Disorder Treatment There are certain mental illnesses that often overlap or are found in the same individual as distinct disorders. Anorexia and OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) are two mental health disorders that have many similar features and a strong comorbidity, meaning that they often co-occur in the same individual. Link Between Anorexia and OCD Why do they often [...]
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New Treatment for Binge Eating Disorder

binge eating disorder talk therapy Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Binge eating is a behavior that is relatively common on certain occasions within our society, such as holiday gatherings and preparatory meals before marathons or other sporting events. However, this behavior can easily evolve into a diagnosable mental health condition called binge eating disorder. So, what is [...]
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Treating Eating Disorders and PTSD

Irene is the Clinical Director for Willow House at Meadows Behavioural Health in Arizona. Years of experience in counseling and administration has deepened her understanding of, and passion for, people who struggle with trauma and addiction. Irene has expertise in the areas of sex addiction; love addiction; relationship and intimacy issues; victims of domestic sex [...]
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Athletes Coming to Terms with Their Body Shape & Weight

Athlete Volleyball Female Players Over the past two years, former UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi twice “broke the internet” with stunning floor routines and an infectious personality. But that’s not all. She’s brought more attention to a struggle many athletes face—negative body image. To hear that elite athletes struggle with body image may come as a surprise. Many people watch [...]
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Attachment and Eating Disorder Treatment

Mother and daughter hugging and working on Eating Disorders in Mothers and Daughters and pursuing treatment for anorexia Contributor: Shelby White, LCSW, RYT – Therapist at Fairhaven Treatment Center Eating disorders are more than a set of behaviors toward food. In fact, looking at eating behaviors as a way to soothe and regulate deep emotional pain or get one’s deep relational needs met can be key in treating them. Likewise, research is more [...]
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