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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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Woman struggling with Binge Eating Disorder and Fertility Issues

Self-Assessment of Orthorexia

April 30, 2018

Orthorexia is an obsessive and unhealthy fixation with healthy eating. It is not listed as an official diagnosis or classified in the DSM-V. In 1998, the term “orthorexia” was coined. It is defined as “an obsession with proper or ‘healthful’ eating.” […]

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Teen girl staring out a window thinking about bulimia

Signs I Have Bulimia?

April 26, 2018

Signs of Bulimia Typically, a person who is struggling with bulimia has a preoccupation with their weight. Often those with disordered eating behaviors, or an eating disorder, may struggle with being somewhat overweight and trying to lose the weight. The […]

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Man standing with his arms crossed

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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Man dealing with Challenges in Anorexia Recovery

Processing Relationship Betrayals & Disappointments in ED Recovery

March 27, 2018

Betrayal in relationships is painful especially if you are in eating disorder recovery. Not only are you learning to let go of the disorder and learning to forgive yourself, but you are learning to forgive your partner for betrayals in […]

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Woman with flower by a fence

Assessing Readiness to Recovery in Bulimia Nervosa

March 7, 2018

Bulimia is an eating disorder that has ongoing episodes of binge eating. The person struggles with periods of binge eating where large amounts of food are consumed in a two hour or less time period. The binging is typically followed […]

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Is Eating Disorder Treatment Worth the Expense?

March 5, 2018

Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are often the most well-known eating disorders. They come with varying symptoms and behaviors.

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