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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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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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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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Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Plan

binge eating disorder recovery plan

I always say that the most challenging clients to treat are those with Binge Eating Disorder.  This surprises a lot of people because when they hear I treat eating disorders, they think of emaciated young women on the brink of death, fearing “getting fat,” or eating nearly nothing. In this post, we are going to […]

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Dr. Boyers is currently available for second opinions and consultations only. She is not available to take on therapy cases at this time but is willing to provide a consultation and help you find an appropriate team or resources in the community.

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