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Five Signs of an Eating Disorder in your Teen

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Over the years, most of the talk about eating disorders in teens has focused on anorexia and bulimia, typically blamed on unrealistic body images portrayed in the media. Increasingly however, the discussion has turned to the ...
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Journal of Eating Disorders | Full text | Comparison in decision-making between bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa, and healthy women: influence of mood status and pathological eating concerns

Journal of Eating Disorders | Full text | Comparison in decision-making between bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa, and healthy women: influence of mood status and pathological eating concerns | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
Decision-making is reported to be impaired in anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN), but the influence of mood status, pathophysiological eating, and weight concerns on the performance of decision-making ability between AN and BN is still unclear. The aims of this study were to investigate differential impairments in the decision-making process between AN, BN, and healthy controls (HC), and secondly, to explore the role of mood status, such as anxiety, depression, pathological eating, and weight concerns, in decision-making ability.
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Real Relationships Make all of the Difference in Eating Disorder Recovery: 3 Reasons for Creating Community | Eating Disorder Hope

Real Relationships Make all of the Difference in Eating Disorder Recovery: 3 Reasons for Creating Community | Eating Disorder Hope | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
Eating disorders are secretive and isolating problems. It can leave you feeling alone even if there are caring people in your life.
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Do I Tell You If I Suspect Your Child Has An Eating Disorder?

Do I Tell You If I Suspect Your Child Has An Eating Disorder? | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
If I approach you and tell you I’m worried that your daughter (or son, or wife, or husband) may......
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Girls as young as SIX unhappy with their bodies and are dieting

Girls as young as SIX unhappy with their bodies and are dieting | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers from Leeds Beckett University asked 301 under-nines questions about their attitude to food and how happy they were with their bodies. Despite the obesity problem, anorexia rates have risen.

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Penrith Farms's curator insight, May 7, 10:25 AM

It is unfortunate that we are growing at extremes of the spectrum: obesity and anorexia.  Very sad to read that it is striking more and more girls at such a young age.

Rebecca Burge Cooper's curator insight, May 21, 9:41 PM

Most eating disorders start in early adolescense.

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Nine Truths about Eating Disorders | National Eating Disorders Association

Nine Truths about Eating Disorders | National Eating Disorders Association | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
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Patient Voices: Eating Disorders

Patient Voices: Eating Disorders | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and excessive exercising — eight men, women and children discuss living with and recovering from an eating disorder.
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Bulimia Is a B*tch: Losing Control and Finding Freedom

Bulimia Is a B*tch: Losing Control and Finding Freedom | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
Beauty is found in the cracks and the corners, in the overlooked damaged parts that are often deemed broken. It's found in the parts of us that we sometimes don't like to let shine. Tired, worn, washed out hearts still keep their beat. And as long as that heart is beating then beauty exists.
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16-Year-Old Mikhaila Nodel Spreading A Message Of Body Positivity & Self-Love Through Art

16-Year-Old Mikhaila Nodel Spreading A Message Of Body Positivity & Self-Love Through Art | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
Mikhaila Nodel is a 16 year-old artist committed to spreading the message of body positivity and self-love through art.
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Scientists manage to give mice ‘eating disorders’ by knocking out one gene

Scientists manage to give mice ‘eating disorders’ by knocking out one gene | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
If you give a mouse an eating disorder, you might just figure out how to treat the disease in humans.
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Anorexia's more insidious scourge

Anorexia's more insidious scourge | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
When John and Julie Armstrong's 12-year-old son, Jed, told them that he wanted to get fit in the summer of 2014, neither thought anything of it. A keen footballer, Jed designed a regime of exercise for himself -- sit-ups, push-ups, and squats -- and started to watch what he ate.
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Acupuncture in Eating Disorder Recovery - Libero Network

Acupuncture in Eating Disorder Recovery - Libero Network | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
Acupuncture is a form of Chinese medicine that has been practiced for centuries. The theory behind acupuncture is that illness, whether physical or mental, stems from a blockage or imbalance of energy in the body.
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Powerful Dove experiment shows how women can choose to feel beautiful

Powerful Dove experiment shows how women can choose to feel beautiful | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
A powerful Dove video reminds us that women have the power to choose to feel beautiful.
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Loss of a Protein’s Activity May Help Explain An Aspect of Eating Disorders

Loss of a Protein’s Activity May Help Explain An Aspect of Eating Disorders | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
New research has shed light on how disruption of a protein called ESRRA, which is linked to eating disorders, affects behavior. ESRRA (an acronym for estrogen-related receptor alpha) is a “transcription factor”— a protein that regulates the way a gene is expressed. The findings may have broad implications for conditions that involve inflexible behaviors and social deficits, both of which are common in people with eating disorders.
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Canine Counselors: Helping People Heal | Eating Disorder Hope

Canine Counselors: Helping People Heal | Eating Disorder Hope | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
Dogs are not in the shame and guilt business. They do not know or care if a woman or girl purges once or five times a day.
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What It's Like To Live With Body Dysmorphic Disorder

What It's Like To Live With Body Dysmorphic Disorder | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
When does low self-esteem become a life-ruining disease?
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Higher risk of eating disorders for LGBT students - Futurity

Higher risk of eating disorders for LGBT students - Futurity | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
Transgender and non-transgender lesbian, gay, and bisexual students are at greater risk for eating disorders, finds a new study. The … Continued

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Major Legislative Victory in Missouri! | National Eating Disorders Association

Major Legislative Victory in Missouri! | National Eating Disorders Association | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
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Yoga Magazine Slammed For Encouraging Eating Disorders In How-To Article

Yoga Magazine Slammed For Encouraging Eating Disorders In How-To Article | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
A major yoga magazine is being heavily criticized for providing what appears to be “a manual for bulimia nervosa.” Ever heard of “The Tiger”? Apparently i
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I’m a 35-Year-Old Man With Bulimia. Here’s Why I’m Speaking Up.

I’m a 35-Year-Old Man With Bulimia. Here’s Why I’m Speaking Up. | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
I know what I’m doing is going to hurt me, but I don’t care: I’ve been in a state of frenzy since I walked through the doors of the fast-food restaurant, and the smell of oil and fat hit my nostrils.
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Mindful Eating Virtual Coach App in Apple and Android - Am I Hungry?

Mindful Eating Virtual Coach App in Apple and Android - Am I Hungry? | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
Am I Hungry? is pleased to announce that the Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Virtual Coach App is now available for iPhone, iPad, and Android!
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Finding Fullness: Suggestions for Mindful Eating That Won't Drive You Crazy | Mindful

Finding Fullness: Suggestions for Mindful Eating That Won't Drive You Crazy | Mindful | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
Mindful eating is about enjoying more—not resisting or restricting. Megrette Fletcher explores the line between satisfying hunger and finding fullness.
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Julie de Rohan's curator insight, April 30, 8:13 AM

I think this is a really useful article, see what you think.

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Hall of mirrors: my daughter’s battle with anorexia

Hall of mirrors: my daughter’s battle with anorexia | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
Like many parents, Melanie thought she understood what anorexia was all about. Then it happened to her child and she learned the complicated truth.
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Sexual Assault and Body Image: Hope, Healing and 3 Common Myths | National Eating Disorders Association

Sexual Assault and Body Image: Hope, Healing and 3 Common Myths | National Eating Disorders Association | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
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Eating Disorder Treatment & Services | Beat HelpFinder

Eating Disorder Treatment & Services | Beat HelpFinder | Eating Disorders in the News | Scoop.it
Beat HelpFinder is the UK's largest directory of eating disorder services, covering clinics, support groups, counsellors, NHS organisations and more.
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