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  • If In Doubt Shout

    Eating disorders can take a severe toll on both health, relationships, and the more quickly they are treated the more effective the treatment, and the less physical damage will be caused. The first step in seeking help is to acknowledge that you have a problem. Treatment of eating disorders always starts with a visit to…

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  • Eating Disorder And Depression

    The causes of eating disorders are complex and not fully understood. Anxiety, depression, and eating disorders all have their roots in negative feelings of self-worth so it is hardly surprising that there is a strong link between them. When you become obsessed with your diet and eating habits, your emotions begin to hinge on that…

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  • Anxiety And Eating Disorders

    ANXIETY ATTACK HELP Anxiety is a normal human reaction to stressful events, but usually, it dissipates when the situation normalizes. There are some people however who suffer from feelings of anxiety for no apparent reason. Those who suffer from an anxiety disorder can find it very difficult to cope with everyday life. In such situations,…

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  • Challenges In Overcoming Eating Disorders And How To Beat Them

    When a loved one or dear friend is hiding or lying about self-destructive behavior, it often feels like we need to take action immediately. Even if it means destroying or disrupting a relationship. — F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W. Overcoming eating disorders is very demanding. It needs the willingness of the person to change and their cooperation…

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  • Talk Therapy – A Long Road To Recovery

      When you become obsessed with your diet and eating habits, your emotions begin to hinge on that obsession. — Dawn Delgado LMFT, CEDS-S Many people with eating disorders are deeply ashamed of their problem. Society stigmatizes mental illness and in the case eating disorders, many believe that the condition is self-inflicted. For this reason,…

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  • Eating Disorders – Help Is At Hand

      Remember that eating disorders aren’t really about weight and food.  They are expressing something else troubling happening in their life. — Susan Albers Psy.D. Millions of people from around the world are affected by eating disorders, a medical condition that affects both men and women. These conditions can occur at any time during a lifespan, but…

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  • Eating Disorders In Middle Aged Women

        Until recently, eating disorders were considered a condition largely restricted to adolescents and young adults. But research carried out at the University College London has found that three percent of women in their forties and fifties have newly diagnosed eating disorders. 5300 women in this age group participated in the study. In older…

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  • The Psychology Behind Anorexia Nervosa

    Anorexia nervosa is a multi-factorial mental disorder that affects mostly women. This means that it is caused by many interrelated factors and in many instances, there is no single factor to link to disorder. Whatever is the cause, the concern of the individual is to attain an “acceptable” body figure by aggressive means up to…

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  • Getting Help – How to Overcome an Eating Disorder

    Assessing the Situation If you suspect that you may have an eating disorder, the first course of action should be to analyze your family’s past, your current mental state, and attitude towards food. It’s extremely rare for an eating disorder to develop without some kind of risk factor. Eating disorders often run in families, so…

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