Eating Disorder

Combatting Diet Culture on Social Media

This was a very thought provoking article that touches the surface of a much-needed discussion about how we use social media. The post goes on to discuss how social media plays a role in how we view our self in this society. When you are bombarded with ads and idols of perfection, it tends to […]

Ways to Help Your Friend in Anorexia Recovery

Helping a friend or loved one recover from anorexia can be a challenging yet rewarding task. It’s easy to focus on supporting that person before treatment and during treatment of course, but more difficult to remember that on-going support after treatment is critical. It’s important to keep open communication with the person who suffered from […]

Religiosity Does Not Increase the Risk of Anorexia Nervosa

Religiosity is the connection between religious fasting practices as a form of religious duty or loyalty. This practice of abstaining from foods or liquids for a set time period lasting for hours, days, weeks including a fast to death from nutritional abstinence for the religious cause. According to asociate professor Anna Keski-Rahkonen at the University […]

College Students, Bulimia Treatment and Working

College students today are more stressed than they have ever been. A large number of college students have been found to develop eating disorders, such as anorexia or bulimia. Bulimia is an eating disorder in which one binges and purges, meaning they eat all the food they desire and then throw it all up after. […]

Unstable Childhood May Hike Risk of Adult Obesity

Everyone has experienced it at some point- you have a bad day or you just woke up on the wrong side of the bed, so you decide to eat your feelings. Well, studies by Professor of Psychology Jon Maner show that children with unpredictable circumstances aren’t any different. Children who move a lot, see their […]

Why All Doctors Should Have Better Eating Disorder Training