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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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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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Woman sitting on a bridge struggling with disordered eating

Body Image & Disordered Eating

January 29, 2018

Body image can be defined as the perception that a person has of himself or herself. It can include the physical self, thoughts, and feelings around their awareness of self. The emotions and thoughts can be both positive and negative […]

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Woman dealing with eating disorder recovery and shame

Healing from Sexual Trauma and Eating Disorders

December 4, 2017

Contributor: By Rachael Clauson, MAAT, Eating Disorder Specialist, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Healing from an eating disorder is a complex journey that is rarely linear and predictable. Overcoming an eating disorder involves the healing of the mind, body, and spirit. […]

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Woman struggling with clean eating

Social Consequences of Clean Eating and Orthorexia

October 18, 2017

Clean eating has become much more popular in the last decade. Orthorexia has typically developed from clean eating, and little is understood about the social consequences of these issues. Neither is a defined diagnosis and is a term to describe […]

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Man struggling with an Eating Disorder, Anxiety & Addiction

The Many Different Roles of Shame in Eating Disorders

October 12, 2017

Shame is generally viewed as an emotion of self-comparison. As Theodore Roosevelt famously stated, “Comparison is the thief of joy,” and this is certainly true of shame as well. More broadly defined, shame “involves a fear or expectation of eliciting […]

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Woman looking up

Did I Fail? Eating Disorder Relapse & Returning to Treatment

August 25, 2017

When in recovery, it can feel like an empowering experience. You may feel that you have more control over your life once you have been balancing life and recovery for a while. But then it hits, a stressful situation, or […]

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Child struggling with ARFID

Parenting a Child with ARFID: Warning Signs & Treatment

July 1, 2017

Contributor: Margaret Geraci, RD, LDN, Director of Nutrition Services, Timberline Knolls Countless parents may struggle with mealtime battles when it comes to child feeding. Whether it be picky eating, behavioral issues at the dinner table, or simply knowing whether a […]

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Woman in straw hat

Eating Disorders and Co-Occurring Diet Pill Abuse

May 14, 2017

Eating disorder behaviors take many different forms, some more apparent than others. While we live in a culture saturated by the dieting mentality, many disordered eating behaviors often go unnoticed, as many individuals claim to be doing certain things in […]

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