Binge Eating Category

Binge Eating Category

Adolescent Girls

My child has an eating disorder, what do I do?

While many eating disorders develop during adolescence and early adulthood, it is not uncommon for them to occur during childhood. According to the US Department of Health & Human Services, eating disorders occur in nearly three percent of all individuals 13-18-years old. However, the American Academy of Pediatrics has noted eating disorders are increasingly being …

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Best Practices for Eating Disorder Recovery During the Holidays

By:  Meggan Desmond, Clinical Director For many people, the holidays are “the most wonderful time of the year” as families gather to share in food and festivities of the season. For people recovering from an eating disorder such as anorexia, bulimia or binge eating disorder, the holidays present numerous obstacles and challenges. With proper preparation, a …

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What is Emotional Eating and How to Stop It?

The occasional food craving is normal behavior for many people. But when these cravings become something more, they could suggest larger underlying problems. This is where the term emotional eating enters the conversation. Emotional eating is not intentionally harmful as it satisfies a person’s immediate emotional impulses. However, as a regular pattern of emotional eating …

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DBT For Eating Disorders

When people are struggling with binge eating behavior or weight management issues, they are sometimes told to simply eat less and exercise more. This advice, perhaps well intended, will potentially make the situation worse and create an unhealthy diet cycle that focuses on a negative body image and deprivation. People need a sound treatment plan that …

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