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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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A young Teen May Have an Eating Disorder

Signs Your Teen Might Have an Eating Disorder

May 13, 2019

Contributor: Center for Hope of the Sierras Team at Center for Hope of the Sierras In an era where teens are constantly bombarded with images of what they should look like and how they should portray themselves on social media, […]

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DNA Strand of Genetic Variation Impact on Eating Disorder Treatment

How Genetic Variation May Impact Antidepressant Efficacy in Eating Disorder Treatment

February 21, 2019

Sponsored By: The Laureate Eating Disorders Program Understanding the role of dietary deficiencies and genetic factors on the efficacy of medication can be an effective tool when treatment planning with patients and families. Incorporating information about individualized genetics as part of […]

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Woman smelling a flower and using Mindfulness in Eating Disorder Recovery

Mindfulness and Eating Disorder Recovery: 5 Easy Tips

February 20, 2019

We hear a lot about Mindfulness and all its physical, emotional and spiritual benefits. Yet, many of us have a rather loose understanding of the concept. Those of us who are in recovery from an eating disorder may have a […]

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Competitive Female Athletes & Anorexia Nervosa

April 25, 2018

The American culture has long been obsessed with the importance of being thin, especially in the female population.

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What Can this Eating Disorder Journey Teach Me?

April 4, 2018

Most clinicians agree that going through eating disorder treatment and recovery is very difficult. It is about the difficult task of letting go. Recovery is about being able to let go of the part of you that is numb due […]

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Woman considering Residential Eating Disorder Treatment for anorexia diagnosis

ED Rehab Rule #1: Appreciate Differences & Don’t Judge

April 3, 2018

When working on recovery from an eating disorder, it can be difficult not to compare one’s body shape and size to another’s. When in eating disorder treatment some things can be done to work on accepting one’s body, such as […]

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Woman struggling with eating disorder

Eating Disorders, Experiential Somatic Awareness and Integration

March 12, 2018

Contributor: Dr. Gina Negrette serves as the Medical Director for Aloria Health. Body distress or somatic integration often occurs when a person is under an extreme amount of stress and/or experiences trauma. Somatic awareness is when a person acknowledges their own […]

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Woman Dealing with Depression and Eating Disorders

Is BMI an Accurate Measure of Healthy Weight?

March 9, 2018

Is Body Mass Index (BMI) an accurate way to measure whether you are at a healthy weight? It has been the standard of measurement for healthy weight for a number of years, but aren’t there many other factors that should be […]

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Social Media & The Loss of Reprieve From Bullying

March 8, 2018

Bullying has moved from the playground to the Internet. With social media, kids, teens, and adults have instant access to anyone at anytime.

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