Recently I saw a 25 year old woman who had experienced bulimia for about 6 years. Her focus was increasingly on her body weight.
She lived at home with her family. When I asked her about her family she reported that she was very close to her mother.
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I was interviewed on TV9 News today.
Recently a reporter contacted me wanting my opinion regarding the recent weight regulations placed on fashion models in Israel. Read more: New Israeli law seeks to fight spread of eating disorders by banning super-thin models (more…)
The anorexia nervosa/compulsive overeating worksheet is a tool for tracking conflicts and the influence that they have on eating disorder behaviours. Stress frequently occurs within relationships with people that we are close to including our family and romantic partners. To keep ourselves and these relationships healthy, it is crucial to respond to the conflicts as soon as we can. (more…)
With the Northern hemisphere summer aproaching, Jaqueline Wilson warns that women with eating disorders should be on guard against bulimia triggered by the swimsuit season. (more…)
This New York Times article is interesting. From our point of view, there is always the hope that anorexia or bulimia won’t recur.
However Abby Ellin has a different perspective: (more…)
American actress Demi Lovato told 20/20 recently that schoolyard bullying led to over-eating when she was eight. (more…)
At the end of 2010 one of the leaders of an effort to warn about the dangers of eating disorders died of anorexia.
Caro’s story is tragic. A potentially long and rewarding life was cut short from this terrible disease. Anorexia is a disorder that is out of control. (more…)
Perhaps this is the dieting breakthrough you’ve been waiting for? (more…)