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Three Services To Help Stop Binge Eating

In order to stop binge eating, it’s important to seek out support groups and resources that can assist you in the process of overcoming an eating disorder. Treatment Options Individuals may vary in terms of what treatment options work best for them, but here are three options: Private counseling. The first step might be to …

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Bashing The ‘Thin Ideal’ Helps Young Women Develop Body Acceptance

A scientist at the Oregon Research Institute is doing something some might call dramatic. He’s asking young women to get angry about the ‘thin ideal’ that’s idolized in modern America – and to start bashing it into oblivion for the sake of their own self-esteem. The Body Project Eric Stice is the man behind the …

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Can You Be 10 Percent Kinder To Yourself Today?

Aldous Huxley, author of “Brave New World,” once said that his best advice was to be a little kinder to each other. But what if we could turn that compassion around and give it to ourselves? Psych Central’s Dr. Elish Goldstein recently wrote a piece on the power of being 10 percent kinder to ourselves …

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Annual NEDA Conference Taking Place In L.A.

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is hosting its annual conference in Los Angeles at the end of this week (October 13 to 15). The conference slogan is “Reaching for the Stars! Advancing the Prevention and Treatment of Eating Disorders”. The conference connects families coping with the effects of eating disorders and people in recovery …

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Does The Risk Of Suicide Increase After Gastric Bypass Surgery?

A recent study involving a large group of people who underwent a gastric bypass found the risk for self-harm emergencies rose after surgery. The results of the study were published in the online edition of JAMA Surgery. The Study Morbid obesity is an epidemic in rich countries; approximately 6% of people in America are classified …

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Support Group Set Up By UK Mom Who Overcame Anorexia

A UK Mom who battled anorexia for more than 10 years has decided to set up a support group in order to reach out to sufferers of anorexia and their families in her local community of Bolton, Lancashire. Elaine Gidman, who is now 36 and has 2 children, remembers the severity of her eating disorder, …

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