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Common Types of Eating Disorders and Behaviors

May 14, 2019

Contributor: Center for Hope of the Sierras Team at Center for Hope of the Sierras The world of eating disorders is vast. With so many conditions, it can be difficult to find straightforward information on the common ones. To counteract […]

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Girl struggling with perfection traits and has a High Suicide Risk who needs Early Intervention

High Suicide Risk in the Eating Disorder Population

February 19, 2019

Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use The eating disorder population is exposed to a greater probability of suicide and attempted suicide. A recent study, conducted by the University of Bologna, Italy, executed a meta-analysis of previous studies in order […]

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Signs I Have Bulimia?

April 26, 2018

Signs of Bulimia Typically, a person who is struggling with bulimia has a preoccupation with their weight. Often those with disordered eating behaviors, or an eating disorder, may struggle with being somewhat overweight and trying to lose the weight. The […]

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Traits of Those That Overcome Bulimia

April 24, 2018

How do people who overcome bulimia nervosa do it?! It may seem impossible from where you stand now, but recovery from bulimia can be achieved.

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Receiving Treatment for Bulimia & Addiction at the Same Time

March 14, 2018

Individuals who struggle with bulimia are 29% more likely to abuse alcohol or drugs [1] Substance abuse is often used to avoid traumatic memories, stress, and mental health issues. Drug and alcohol abuse is present in 50% of those individuals […]

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Assessing Readiness to Recovery in Bulimia Nervosa

March 7, 2018

Bulimia is an eating disorder that has ongoing episodes of binge eating. The person struggles with periods of binge eating where large amounts of food are consumed in a two hour or less time period. The binging is typically followed […]

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Dashed College Dreams Due to Bulimia

January 30, 2018

Bulimia is a common eating disorder among college-aged students. Bulimia symptoms include episodes of binge-eating followed by purging through self-induced vomiting, over-exercise, or laxative abuse to ‘rid’ the body of the food ingested. What is Bulimia Bulimia is a severe […]

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Sororities Sisters

Sororities & Bulimia: What Can I Do to Help My Sister?

January 30, 2018

Dieting behaviors among college students are becoming more common. 83% of university females have consciously tried to lose weight or engaged in dieting behaviors [1].  The Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA), reports that 15% of women aged 17-24 have an eating […]

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Woman sitting on a beach Bargaining in Eating Disorder Recovery

Bulimia & Addiction: Underlying Common Co-Occurring Disorders

January 27, 2018

Bulimia and addiction share common characteristics. Both are mental health disorders, and both affect brain function, physical body functions, and emotional health. Research suggests that approximately 50% of people who have an eating disorder are also abusing substances [1]. Eating […]

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Woman working on Long-Lasting Recovery from Anorexia

What Does it Take to Recover from Anorexia, Bulimia & BED

December 26, 2017

Recovering from an eating disorder takes many things. Often identifying triggers, stressors, and unhealthy behaviors is a significant part of the therapeutic process. Recovery is Broad First, there is physical recovery where it is normalization of the physical consequences of […]

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