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Negative Effects Of Barbie On Girls

Barbie is a doll manufactured by Mattel, Inc. and she was first launched in March, 1959. For more than fifty years, Barbie has been the subject of controversy and lawsuits. Whether you were cutting off Barbie’s hair or bringing her everywhere you went, one thing is for sure-Barbie was your it girl! Barbie: Up Close …

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Could Your Child Be Developing An Eating Disorder?

Though it seems unlikely that eating disorders, like bulimia or anorexia, could begin in childhood, research has pointed out that it is indeed possible. The following are a number of signs that your child could be developing an eating disorder. 1. Weight Loss, Lack of Weight Gain One of the first signs of an eating …

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Adolescent Identity Issues

Adolescence is a time of great uncertainty for many young men and women. The teenage years are a crucial developmental time as children grow into adults and it can bring with it many different emotions and issues. During this phase in life, a young person will develop their ethnic, gender and sexual identity and it …

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Eating Disorder Self Test. Take the EAT-26 self test to see if you might have eating disorder symptoms that might require professional evaluation. All answers are confidential.

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