Putting it All Together - Talking to Other Adults (In Addition to Parents)
No matter how good your relationship is with your parents, there will be times when you'll feel more comfortable confiding in or asking for help from other adults. If you'd rather not ask your parents about a particular issue (like sex), if you feel you're being abused by a parent, or if you'd just...
Mind Over Matters - What Causes Binge Eating?
There is no known single cause for binge eating. Most experts believe that a combination of factors is responsible, including genetics and biology, emotional issues, and learned behaviors. Experts believe that some people may be more prone to overeating because the hypothalamus (pronounced:... Mind Over Matters - Self-Injury - Why Some Teens Hurt Themselves
Q. What is self-injury? A. Self-injury is when a person deliberately hurts his or her own body. Some self-injuries can leave permanent scars, while others leave marks or bruises that eventually go away. These are some forms of self-injury: * Cutting yourself (i.e., using a razor blade,... Facts About Eating Disorders and the Search for Solutions
Eating is controlled by many factors, including appetite, food availability, family, peer, and cultural practices, and attempts at voluntary control. Dieting to a body weight leaner than needed for health is highly promoted by current fashion trends, sales campaigns for special foods, and in some...
Eating Disorder Treatment Center Opens in Jackson
One of the only eating disorder clinics in Mid-Michigan has opened in Jackson. TJ and Britt's Place is named in honor of two Michigan young people who lost their lives to eating disorders. Don't miss signs of an eating disorder
In an episode late last year of ABC's ''Once and Again,'' a visiting grandmother spots in two minutes what parents haven't noticed: their teenage daughter has an eating disorder. † † † † Eating Disorder Expert Lisa Geraud, LMFT, RD Joins The Moore Center's Clinical Leadership Team
BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Moore Center, Washington's longest-established eating disorder treatment center providing comprehensive outpatient treatment to adults and adolescents suffering from anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder, today announced that Lisa... Lovato's mom opens up about eating disorder
Lovato's mom opens up about eating disorder
Eating Disorders in Children
August 18, 2008, 1:36 pm
With so much attention being paid to childhood obesity the opposite end of the spectrum that many foster and adoptive parents deal with receives little, if any, attention.
Some of the children coming into care can have eating disorders. Yes, there are the teen issues of anorexia and bulimia,... Denial - It's not a River in Egypt
October 25, 2011, 7:24 am
Pepper came home to us when she was three weeks old.† She was our first baby -- perfect in every way.† Since she was our one and only, we could adapt to her quirks and foibles;† any issue I chalked up to my imperfect parenting.† So it came as quite a shock to me when she was two and my social... Can Disorders Be Contagious Among Teenagers?
April 21, 2008, 7:39 pm
A new study found evidence that eating disorders may be contagious among high school students. Researchers found that poor eating habits like binging, fasting, and using diet pills were clustered in areas within counties, especially among female teenagers. Teenage girls are subjected to strong...