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Disorders

What’s in a Name?

I’ve been blogging about obsessive-compulsive disorder for over five years, and for most of that time, I’ve referred to those with OCD as “OCD sufferers.” I’ve felt it was...
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Anorexia

Book Review: Body of Truth

My friend’s husband once said I’d be a great catch if I would just “lose a little more weight.” I was surprised by his comment, particularly since he carries...
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Abuse

Let the Tornado Come: A Memoir

In Let the Tornado Come, a poet reflects on her traumatic childhood as she struggles to find a solution to crippling panic attacks. Chin’s memoir switches back and forth in time...
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