Tag: eating disorders

Do I Have an Eating Disorder?

AustinA August 3, 2017 125 No Comments

Do I have an eating disorder

The ubiquitous nature of social media exposes many young teens and adults alike to look to unrealistic standards when it comes to the perception of an “ideal” body type. These standards are imposed everywhere around us- and can have detrimental effects to how we perceive health.  Early childhood to adolescence is

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The Different Types of Eating Disorders

Alisha Patel July 31, 2017 87 No Comments

Different types of eating disorders

There are several different types of eating disorders. Eating disorders are psychological disorders characteristic of emotional and behavioral issues centered around body weight and food concerns. There is not one type of person that is more likely to develop an eating disorder. These serious disorders can affect anyon

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Making Peace With Your Plate |

Behind the Mask May 15, 2017 125 No Comments

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In this episode of Behind The Mask, Priscilla & Bryan Bixler welcome author of “Making Peace With Your Plate”, Robyn Cruz. Robyn tells her inspiring and moving story of recovery from her eating disorder as well as the tools she uses from her book to bring hope to others. For more videos related to eatin

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What is Binge Eating?

Behind the Mask May 15, 2017 109 No Comments

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Binge eating is and overconsumption of a large amount of food in a short period of time. Binge eaters usually feel as though they have no control over their eating habits and tend to feel ashamed of themselves as well as feeling depressed. This disorder can lead to health issues such as weight gain, diabetes,Read More

Eating Disorders Unveiled

Behind the Mask May 15, 2017 70 No Comments

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Bryan Bixler, who currently works with individuals and families suffering from eating disorders, sits down with Priscilla to discuss his twenty-year battle with chronic anorexia, including multiple treatment denials, which led to his psychological, physical and emotional deterioration. Now in recovery, he will share hi

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What is Bulimia Nervosa, And How Can You Tell If Someone Has It?

TherapyCable Live March 1, 2017 84 No Comments

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What is Bulimia nervosa? How does bulimia work? Bulimia nervosa, also known as simply bulimia, is an eating disorder characterized by binge eating followed by purging. Binge eating refers to eating a large amount of food in a short amount of time. Purging refers to the attempts to get rid of the food consumed. Are Read More

Understanding eating disorders

TherapyCable Live March 1, 2016 48 No Comments

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Do you or have you know anyone who has struggled with an eating disorder? Michael Strober, PhD, a clinical psychologist and professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, is the director of the eating disorders program and the adolescent mood disorders program at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospita

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