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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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Night Eating Syndrome | ParadigmMalibu.com

Teens: Night Eating Syndrome Is a Mental Illness

  There are many people who crave a late night snack. They might want something to eat either right before bed or wake up and crave food in the middle of the night. For most people with these eating habits, there’s nothing to worry about. However, when a person eats food late at night at…

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Teen Drug Addiction | ParadigmMalibu.com

Celebrities and their Eating Disorders

We tend to hold celebrities in our highest opinion. They live starry, glamorous, and fun lives. We assume that they don’t have any problems and that they have it all together. Perhaps that’s why we oohh and aahh when we find out that a married actor had an affair or when an actress gets arrested…

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Typical Signs of a Teen Eating Disorder

It might be difficult to tell whether your teenager is developing an eating disorder. In fact, it might slip right by you because of the ways society itself is unaware of how it contributes disordered eating. It doesn’t help that the fast-paced Western lifestyle, which tends to focus on one’s exterior image versus inner beauty…

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