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The secret lives of exercise bulimics - Independent Online

Independent Online The secret lives of exercise bulimics Independent Online Exercise bulimia is a particularly insidious form of the disorder, says Kathryn Mills, clinical director at Imani Addiction Services in Wynberg, Cape Town, a secondary care...
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Bulimia exists in more ways than one

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Love yourself: A body (image) makeover for women (videos) | MNN ...

Love yourself: A body (image) makeover for women (videos) | MNN ... | Eating disorders and Body Image | Scoop.it
Women athletes, working women, and artists are all getting in on the ongoing discussion of women's bodies in the media.
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I agree, everyone should love themselves.

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Anorexia is a disease that will take over your life and kill you much like cancer will. — Eating Disorder Hope

Anorexia is a disease that will take over your life and kill you much like cancer will. — Eating Disorder Hope | Eating disorders and Body Image | Scoop.it
Anorexia will take over your body like cancer and destroy the person’s spirit, mind and life. Eating Disorder Hope offers free information on body image, anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorders.
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Losing a lot of weight is not the only effect Anorexia has on you, It can destroy relationships, it will shrink your brain, and it will destroy your life. This article gives you the cold, hard facts on the long term effects of Anorexia.

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Overcoming bulimia: a student's reflection on an eating disorder - The Knox Student

Overcoming bulimia: a student's reflection on an eating disorder - The Knox Student | Eating disorders and Body Image | Scoop.it
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Overcoming bulimia: a student's reflection on an eating disorder
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Hannah knew it was time to get help again. She had been obsessing over it.
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This gives you inside view from a students perspective and truly lets you understand what she was going through, struggling with this disorder

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Parents help kids develop positive body image

Parents help kids develop positive body image | Eating disorders and Body Image | Scoop.it
According to an expert, parents play a crucial role in helping children develop a positive body image and healthy eating habits.
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What my mom tells me, and how she looks at her own body influences the way I look at mine also. This article is very relevant 

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What is a thigh gap? Parenting on body image issues - WTOP

What is a thigh gap? Parenting on body image issues - WTOP | Eating disorders and Body Image | Scoop.it
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What is a thigh gap? Parenting on body image issues
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"It's very frustrating," says teen development specialist and body image expert Robyn Silverman.
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Since I am a teenage girl, I know what it is like to want a thigh gap and hipbones. I think that social media is the reason why I think that this defines my beauty 

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