What Causes Anorexia Nervosa? Learn the Risk Factors

What Causes Anorexia Nervosa Learn the Risk Factors

Anorexia nervosa is a serious mental disorder that can turn deadly if not treated properly. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), an estimated 0.5% to 3.7% of women will suffer from this disorder. While anorexia is typically thought of a disease that only affects younger women, individuals of any age or gender […]

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Intimacy Anorexia Treatment: A Guide to Intimacy Anorexia

Intimacy Anorexia Treatment A Guide to Intimacy Anorexia

In this post, we will discuss intimacy anorexia and treatment options. This term is a bit misleading in that Anorexia nervosa is often life threatening and while serious, intimacy issues (including intimacy anorexia) are not life threatening.  The term “intimacy anorexia” was coined by psychologist Dr. Doug Weiss to explain the reasons why some people […]

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Short Term and Long Term Side Effects of Anorexia

Short Term and Long Term Side Effects of Anorexia

Anorexia is typically thought of as a disease that affects younger women and teens, but individuals of any age or sex can suffer from this devastating eating disorder. Anorexia nervosa can turn deadly if not treated properly. Before continuing further, if you are suffering from anorexia nervosa, contact a licensed professional as soon as possible.  […]

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6 Tips to Avoid Eating Disorder Relapse During Covid-19

Avoid Eating Disorder Relapse During Covid-19

The eating disorder recovery process is highly personalized and depends on the individual. It’s an extremely challenging undertaking, but rest assured, you’re not alone. In this post, we discuss 6 tips you can use to avoid eating disorder relapse during the coronavirus or in other high stress events in your life. 6 Stages of Recovery […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment

At least 1 in 11 people experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in their lifetime. Diagnosis in women is twice as likely as in men. Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health condition caused by a terrifying event. PTSD is treatable and a patient is able to live their lives. There are various treatment options that are […]

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Do I have Body Dysmorphia? Get the Facts on Body Dysmorphic Disorder Symptoms

Body Dysmorphia Disorder Symptoms

Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a disabling mental health disorder with a high level of co-morbity with other mental conditions, such as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Hair Pulling Disorder, Social Phobia and Depression.  A person with Body Dysmorphic Disorder can’t stop thinking about real or perceived defects or flaws in their appearance. In many cases, these defects or […]

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