Are eating disorders genetic? Researchers think so—eating disorders can be a result of both genetic and environmental influences. Several studies suggest that people with anorexia share genetic abnormalities. While similar studies haven’t been conducted [...] Read More
Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center In an era where teens are constantly bombarded with images of what they should look like and how they should portray themselves [...] Read More
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 self within [...] Read More
A positive body image consists of several various factors. A person with positive body image has a sense of acceptance, respect, and control of their body. Overall, a healthy body image [...] Read More
Working with a therapist can help reduce eating disorder behaviors and symptoms, and get you moving toward recovery. One way therapists work on reducing symptoms is through Acceptance Commitment Therapy [...] Read More
The term “high-achieving” may seem self-explanatory, but there are a few behaviors and traits that stand out as high-achieving. Individuals that have high-achieving personalities, first and foremost, have a strong [...] Read More
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