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She nearly died of anorexia, now she shares her story of recovery with others - fox4kc.com

She nearly died of anorexia, now she shares her story of recovery with others - fox4kc.com | Eating disorders | Scoop.it
She nearly died of anorexia, now she shares her story of recovery with others
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LAWRENCE, Kan. — It's been a long battle with anorexia and bulimia and after a near death experience, Danielle Buettner is slowly recovering.
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Its important for stories like this to be shared. The 'it can never happen to me' state of mind can be common, but real life stories show how it can happen to anyone developing or battling eating disorders

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How Facebook Contributes To Eating Disorders - TIME (blog)

How Facebook Contributes To Eating Disorders - TIME (blog) | Eating disorders | Scoop.it
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How Facebook Contributes To Eating Disorders
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In order to figure out how Facebook affects young girls' sense of body image, researchers from American University in Washington D.C.
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just by browsing others photos on a social networking site can influence personal thoughts on body image. The desire to be thin is heightened after photo related activity.

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Elizabeth Neatherway's curator insight, March 21, 2014 12:54 PM

so what exactly is "Eating Disorder Safe"? if evidence shows that even browsing through pictures of others is enough to bring body image worries... on a daily basis we are surrounded by media images whether that be on television, magazines, adverts etc, the pressure on body image these days is huge and people fear judgments - this needs to change.  

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Study Finds CBT More Effective Than Psychoanalysis in Treating Bulimia | Breaking News | All Psychology and Mental Health News As It Happens

Study Finds CBT More Effective Than Psychoanalysis in Treating Bulimia | Breaking News | All Psychology and Mental Health News As It Happens | Eating disorders | Scoop.it
A randomized controlled trial of therapies for treating bulimia nervosa finds that cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is more likely than psychoanalytic psychotherapy to produce marked symptom improvement.In a study reported online in AJP in...

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CCG Psychology's curator insight, August 24, 2014 5:26 PM

Click read more to get the stats. This is a recent piece of research comparing CBT and Psychotherapy in treating patients who were suffering with bulimia for over 12 years.

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Anorexia and Bulimia Promoted by Social Media - Eating Disorder ...

Anorexia and Bulimia Promoted by Social Media - Eating Disorder ... | Eating disorders | Scoop.it
... and bulimia throughout social media sites, and may encourage those struggling with an eating disorder to relapse. Eating Disorder Hope offers free information on body image, anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorders.
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Lady Gaga’s ‘Vomit Artist’ Says She’s Not Promoting Eating Disorders | Styleite

Lady Gaga's 'Vomit Artist' Says She's Not Promoting Eating Disorders - Styleite http://t.co/nkX5DbpDo5
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Celebrities are something that the youth of today look up to and see as role models. this is definitely something that should not be glorified and should have been thought of more before including such acts in a performance.

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SAD!!! Eating Disorder Makes Model Unrecognizable

http://www.africtoday.com https://twitter.com/Africtoday http://www.facebook.com/pages/Africtoday-Community/453893934687885 Nana Karagianni is one of the mos...
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An example of how the modelling industry can effect self confidence and views of body image, even of those in the job.

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» Anorexia, Bulimia Linked to Disturbance in Brain Region - Psych Central News

» Anorexia, Bulimia Linked to Disturbance in Brain Region - Psych Central News | Eating disorders | Scoop.it
Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are among the deadliest of psychiatric disorders, with few proven effective treatments. The insidious disorders are
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