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The Danger of Pride in Anorexia

Pride can be a tricky thing. It can, however, be a very positive signal that we've accomplished a goal. Feeling proud is a natural, and usually positive, emotion. But for some, it can be a driving for…

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3 Types of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders, like anorexia and bulimia, affect women, teens, and even men. Fear of weight gain, poor body image, low self-esteem, and a quest to be thin are just some of the emotional symptoms. W…

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Why Are More Children Being Diagnosed with Eating Disorders?

The Daily Telegraph recently reported an alarming fact: children as young as five are treated for eating disorders in British hospitals. In fact, the number of British five- to nine-year-old's treated…

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Anorexia Promoted by Twitter User

If you are on Twitter, you may have noticed the name Kenneth Tong in the trending topics recently. The former reality show contestant has taken to his Twitter account to promote "managed anorexia" wit…

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