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Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Screening, Indicators & Signs

In 2020, National Eating Disorders Awareness Week runs from February 24th to March 1st. This year, learn about the indicators, signs and screening tools to identify and properly treat eating disorders. According to the National Eating Disorder Association, this year’s theme is Hindsight is 20/20. The idea behind the theme is to reflect on positive…

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Adolescent Eating Disorders Impact their Developing Brains

It may seem obvious that the teen brain is affected by an eating disorder. Not only are Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and other adolescent eating disorders a physical illness, they are also psychological illnesses. This means that thinking, feeling, and behaving around food becomes impaired and a teen is no longer able to make choices…

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What Parents Need to Know About Teen Eating Disorders

Teen eating disorders are more than just a phase. Although it’s easy to believe that your teen is now focused on their body more than ever because they want to impress their friends, the truth is that if you see repetitive eating behaviors in your teen, it’s worth getting checked out.   Problems with Eating…

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How to Encourage a Healthy Body Image in Your Teen

    Teens are flooded with images on dress, body image, and physical appearance through the internet, TV, and social media almost daily. In fact, most people, regardless of age are flooded with these images. However, the difference is that teens pay attention to these messages perhaps a bit more closely than most because this…

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