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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week | Paradigm Malibu

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

February 26 to March 4, 2018, is National Eating Disorders Week. This is an international event where various organizations work together to raise awareness about common eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating disorder. The theme of this year’s event is “Let’s Get Real,” and it will focus on raising awareness, dispelling myths and stigmas…

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Adolescent Eating Disorders | Paradigm Malibu

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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