Tag Archives: bullying

Eating Disorder Risks Among Children Who Are Cyberbullied

Man searching for Eating Disorders in Males on his smart phone With the rapidly changing landscape of technology, more children than ever are exposed to various media outlets, including the Internet and all the many social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, Twitter and more. While there are seemingly benefits of allowing a child the opportunity to learn and be exposed to the different outlets [...]
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How to Effectively Deal With Cyber Bullying

Struggling with cyber bullying Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Director of Content and Social Media at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Unfortunately, bullying behavior is a problematic behavior in our society and proliferant in many different settings, including schools, within home environments, college campuses, and even online. Cyber bullying has heightened in recent years with the increased use of [...]
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How the Modeling Industry is Impacted by Social Media

Man researching exposure-based therapy on his smart phone. Contributor: Courtney Howard, B.A., Director of Operations & Business Development at Eating Disorder Hope and Addiction Hope. Social media has changed the landscape for many industries, including the world of modeling. From the way products are marketed to how the newest crop of supermodels rose to fame, social media has a firm grasp on the [...]
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Election Update: Body Image & The Effects of Double Standards

American Flag Contributor: Courtney Howard, B.A., Director of Operations & Business Development at Eating Disorder Hope and Addiction Hope. Looks have played a large role in politics ever since the first televised presidential debate between Nixon and Kennedy in 1960. The way candidates present themselves can sway voters, especially today when candidates regularly guest on late night [...]
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How Cyber Bullying Can Impact Eating Disorder Sufferers on College Campuses

Cyberbullying Contributor: Dr. SooMi Lee Samuel, MD, MA, Medical Director for Timberline Knolls There are many influential stressors that may trigger the development of an eating disorder, including both biological and environmental factors. For the college student who may be biologically predisposed to developing an eating disorder, the transition to college can be a tremendous undertaking. [...]
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Impact of Bullying on Eating Disorders

Young girls bulling another kid. With all the fall festivities commencing and changing of seasons, it may not be as widely known that October is National Bullying Prevention Month.  Set aside as a time when communities can unite across the nation to raise awareness of bullying prevention through events, activities, outreach and education, this month brings an important message to [...]
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