Articles on Eating Disorders

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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Abuse

Women and Self Esteem

What do you like about yourself? Are you proud of yourself? If these questions make you feel uncomfortable, or you cannot answer them, chances are that you have a...
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Addictions

What is Real Hunger?

In order to identify hunger, you must first understand what it is. This is not as easy as it seems. Many of you may never have let yourself experience...
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Alcoholism

Codependency, Addiction, and Emptiness

Emptiness is a common feeling. There are distinct types of emptiness, but it’s psychological emptiness that underlies codependency and addiction. Whereas existential emptiness is concerned with your relationship 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

[A]Musings of a Spiritual Atheist

Musings of a Spiritual Atheist by Andrew J. Ackerman is a book about the author’s journey from addiction to recovery.  Ackerman, the self-described hard-line “spiritual atheist,” uses the book...
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