Articles containing: eating disorder

9 Ways to Know If Your Child’s Mental Health Clinician Is Right for Them

November 6, 2019

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As parents, we all want the very best for our kids – the best teachers, coaches, and health professionals, among others.

About one in five of our children, teenagers, and young adults will experience a mental health issue and ideally receive mental health care.

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.

Shrinking It Down: Emotional Eating (Season 1, Episode 8)

February 21, 2018

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You can also listen to this podcast on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and iTunes. 

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Emotional eating occurs when we use food as a coping mechanism to deal with the stresses in life. Oftentimes, feelings of shame and regret follow patterns of emotional eating.

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A Closer Look at Bulimia Nervosa

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 the National Eating Disorder Association website. #NEDAwareness

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In the United States, there has been a culturally driven obsession with weight loss and body image.

Anorexia Nervosa And Access To Care

As we recognize National Eating Disorder Awareness Week here at The Clay Center, we hope the information we share will be both informative and useful.