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Articles on Bulimia

Anorexia

When Ruminating Becomes a Problem

Everyone ruminates. We especially ruminate when we’re stressed out. Maybe you’re ruminating about an upcoming test—you have to score an A to keep your scholarship. Maybe you’re ruminating about...
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Anorexia

When Advice Crosses the Line

During the process of my son’s recovery from his eating disorder I have received advice from many places. More often than not this advice was helpful and appreciated. Many...
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Anorexia

The Voice of an Eating Disorder

Many people have a difficult time comprehending eating disorders and their true intensity and severity. Myths abound: Eating disorders are a choice. (They’re not, but you can choose to...
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The Psychology of Diets

Evidence suggests that our dietary habits and the decisions we make about what we eat are acquired over several years, but what psychological processes underpin this kind of learning?...
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General

Book Review: Brain Over Binge

Bulimia had consumed Kathryn Hansen’s life for six years.  Sudden, often unpredictable urges drove her to eat uncontrollably and then to exercise for hours at a time.  One simple...
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