Eating Disorders

Adam Lamparello: Law Professor/Writer Recovered From Anorexia (Video)

Law professor and author of Ten-Mile Morning Adam Larparello tells the true story of how he broke through and reached full recovery from anorexia nervosa. Adam discusses his past addictions, depression, anxiety, and the emptiness that arose from his lack of self-esteem. He seeks to shed insight on hope and recovery. An inspiring man, Adam …

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Anorexia’s Childhood Roots

Isabelle Caro, known as “the face of anorexia,” tells us about her childhood and how it caused her to become one of the thinnest women ever. She says that her father was absent and her mother was severely depressed. Her mother had an irrational fear that Isabel would grow, so she kept her indoors, away …

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Are Eating Disorders Genetic?

Dr. Kaye talks about the genetic factors of eating disorders Are eating disorders based on our genes, or are they based on our environment? This is a long-debated question, and scientists have decided that our genes may account for about 50-80% of our eating disorder susceptibility. However, this doesn’t mean that there is an “eating …

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Beating Your Eating Disorder At Any Age

Director of the UNC Eating Disorders Program Cynthia Bulik sits down with Katie Couric to discuss the common occurrence of eating disorders among adults. Dr. Bulik describes how these eating disorders manifest themselves and how they can affect families and children. Are eating disorders curable? Watch to find out. More Videos

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Bethenny Talks About Overcoming An Eating Disorder

Bethenny talks to a young woman about her eight-year battle with an eating disorder. A brave young woman tells Bethenny about her struggles with eating and how Bethenny’s book “Naturally Thin” helped her turn her life around. At her lowest point she was a mere 85 pounds, and she sadly still thought she was fat. …

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Can The Media Cause Eating Disorders?

Over the years, the body type featured in magazines has changed greatly, and people have been bombarded with these media images. But eating disorders have been around for many years, even before the media existed. More Videos

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Video: Eating Disorder Myths Busted

This quick, informative video busts some common myths about eating disorders. Watch as Mark from The Positive Mind Project tells us the truth about whether males can be anorexic, whether the media is responsible for eating disorders, and why statistics show such a small percentage of the population as having disordered eating. More Videos

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Eating Disorders And Obesity

Is there a connection between eating disorders and obesity? Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director of the Denver Eating Recovery Center Ovidio Bermudez, MD, tells us about the connections between obesity in America and the instances of eating disorders. He explains that the constant emphasis on losing weight and the negative stigma of being overweight …

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EDNOS: The Deadliest Type Of Eating Disorder

ABC Nightline investigates the most common—and deadliest—eating disorder: EDNOS Nightline takes a look into the life of a young woman named Taylor. She has EDNOS, which stands for Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, the most common eating disorder in the US—and the least well-known. Taylor restricted her diet, binged and purged, and lost 75 lbs …

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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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