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The Influence of Divorce on Eating Disorder Development in the Adolescent

Mother adolescent daughter support for divorce Research has shown us that eating disorders are complex psychiatric illnesses with psycho-social, environmental, and biological influences. When it comes to adolescents who develop eating disorders, it is important to understand that families are not to “blame” for the disease, and by objectively looking at possible influences, treatment can be individualized in support of encouraging [...]
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Divorce or Separation: How to Support a Child Through Eating Disorder Recovery When Parents Are Separated?

Young girl sitting with her teddy bear after being told about her parents divorce Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope The process of divorce or even separation can be an excruciating time for all family members involved. This is often a time of high tension and intense emotions as a couple attempts to navigate through possible scenarios that would work best [...]
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