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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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Teen Eating Disorders | Paradigm Malibu

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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Online Resources for Teens with Eating Disorders

    An Eating Disorder is a complex psychological and physical illness.  It requires attention on not only the physical aspect of a person’s well being, but also the psychological. And although some might think there is only one kind of eating disorder, actually there are three main types. Most men and women with eating…

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