Anorexia Articles

Minding the Media: Ralph Lauren Sinks Lower and Lower

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Model Filippa Hamilton — 5’10” and 120 pounds — recently was fired from Ralph Lauren for being fat.

According to Hamilton, who had worked for …

What Is Normal Eating?

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

What Is Normal Eating?Today, the definition of normal eating is blurry. It’s gotten lost …

Guilt, Shame and Public Life

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Several public figures passed away last week, including Ed McMahon, Billy Mays, Farrah Fawcett and of course, Michael Jackson. Each of them made a …

Dads, Daughters and Body Image

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Dads, Daughters and Body ImageWe’ve already talked about how moms and daughters can …

10 Ways to Manage Your Weight on Psych Meds

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

10 Ways to Manage Your Weight on Psych MedsAwhile back, a Beyond Blue reader asked me to address the …

Minding the Magazines: Examining an Editor’s Letter

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

If you’ve been feeling slightly off, acutely apprehensive or flat-out frightened, women’s magazines likely know the reason: Why, it’s bikini season! And forget fear, you …

Moms and Daughters: Promoting a Positive Body Image

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Moms and Daughters: Promoting a Positive Body ImageDoes this sound familiar? You’re standing in front of your …

How Easily is Your Memory Manipulated?

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

How Easily is Your Memory Manipulated?You may be surprised to learn that it’s easier to manipulate …

Minding the Media: Is the Thinning Economy Bringing Curves Back?

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

From time to time, we see articles proclaiming that thin is totally in or curvy is making a comeback. Oftentimes, this proclamation occurs after fuller-sized …

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 …

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