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Minding the Media: 5 Things Jessica Simpson’s Curvy Controversy Reveals

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

In the past two weeks, everyone’s been talking about Jessica Simpson, whether it’s the news media, blogs, celeb weeklies or entertainment TV shows. Even …

Navigating Through the Diet and Fitness Resolution Confusion

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

In the next few weeks, whether you’re actively searching for it or trying to avoid the resolution hoopla, you’ll be bombarded with tons of eating …

Effective Outpatient Treatment for Eating Disorders

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

Eating disorders — such as anorexia, bulimia or compulsive overeating — are often challenging to treat. Many people turn to 30-day inpatient treatment after finding …

Thanksgiving: An All or Nothing Holiday ?

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Do you have plans for Thanksgiving dinner? And if so, is your plan to let loose and overindulge, eat a healthy platter beforehand and nibble …

Pro-Anorexia Groups Coming Out

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

For every mental health concern or mental disorder there is, you’d be surprised to learn there are people who are okay living with it. So …

Minding the Media: Body Image in Popular Culture

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Which celeb do you consider curvy?

A) Jessica Biel

B) Kim Raver

C) Anna Fari…

Eating Disorders in Men

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

When we think of eating disorders, we rarely picture a man working out obsessively, starving himself to look lean or wanting to emulate celebrities on …

The Growing Phenomenon of Pregorexia

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

The majority of us are well aware of the pressure to be perfectly slim and sculpted. Now the stress of looking svelte has reached pregnant …

Blogging for Mental Health

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

The (unofficial) 2008 Blogathon, or Day of Blogs, is underway on July 26 and 27. Dozens of bloggers have pledged to post every half …

Top Ten Psychology Videos

Monday, July 14th, 2008
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Cognitive to clinical to social, the many applications of psychology reveal profound thoughts, human frailties and …

Thinner But Sadder

Saturday, April 5th, 2008

Sadly, few things in life come without effort. Being thin is one of them (at least for most, especially once outside of their 20s).

Being overweight …

New combination eating disorder and bring drinking problem; Drunkorexia?

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

No, it’s not a medical term, but with the widespread acceptance of alcohol and drug use and societal pressures to maintain a thin physique, drunkorexia …

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