Articles containing: anorexia

Q+A: My Daughter Was Diagnosed With Anorexia

February 27, 2019

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My daughter was diagnosed with Anorexia and the therapist said we’d be getting homework assignments and using a “variety of techniques.

Digital Media and Body Image

February 26, 2019

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Gene Beresin and I have worked with individuals struggling with eating disorders, largely girls and young women and their families for years. As the psychiatric director of an inpatient medical stabilization unit for malnutrition, I see the devastating consequences of disordered eating on a daily basis.

What is Anorexia?

February 26, 2019

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For more information about eating disorders and ways you can help make a difference for a young person in your life, or for yourself, please visit NEDA the National Eating Disorder Association website. #NEDAwareness

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Marsha was never satisfied with her body during middle school.

Hope Beyond Anorexia – Shrinking It Down (Season 1, Episode 9)

March 7, 2018

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You can also subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, TuneIn, and most podcast apps – just search for “Shrinking It Down”.

What is Emotional Eating?

February 26, 2018

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I love watching football.

When I was watching the playoffs this year, it was obvious that some ads were really overrepresented – those promoting comfort food and alcohol (mostly beer). And they’re super compelling. I tend to eat healthy, organic food.

A Closer Look at Anorexia Nervosa

February 26, 2018

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For more information about eating disorders, and ways you can help to make a difference for a young person in your life, please visit the National Eating Disorder Association website. #NEDAwareness

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Anorexia Nervosa deeply affects everyone.

Two Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists Weigh in on Netflix’s ‘To The Bone’: A Missed Opportunity to Understand Anorexia

February 25, 2018

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Co-authored by Gene Beresin, MD

As child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrists we have eagerly been awaiting Netflix’s release of To The Bone.  It seems intended to significantly raise awareness, educate viewers and open conversations about these severe psychiatric disorders.

Combating Mental Health Stigma

July 6, 2017

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A look at why and how the stigma of mental illness persists in the African American community—among both young people and their families—and what some are doing to address it.

Doing What We Ought To Be Doing Already: An Approach To World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day.

That seems straightforward enough.

Suicide is awful, more common than you’d think, and in many cases, highly preventable.

Perhaps most important, in virtually every culture and every ethnic group on the planet, suicide is highly stigmatized.

Almost Anorexic

September 23, 2013

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Eating disorders are more common than you might think. A recent study of more than 8,000 teen girls found that, taken together, the prevalence of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and sub-threshold eating disorders ranged from 13% to 21%.