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bulimia

The Problem With Eating Disorders Starts With Us Moms

New Survey Reveals That 75% of Women Don’t Know Anyone in Long-Term Eating Disorder Recovery Last week, I saw an NBC “Today” show piece about how moms’ poor body image issues have had a major impact on how their daughters feel about the...
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Does Alcohol Play a Role in Eating Disorder Recovery?

A new report from Washington University School of Medicine has a finding that isn’t a surprise to many of us who have dealt with addictions. Melissa Munn-Chernoff, a postdoctoral researcher published a study this week in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs noting...
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When is it too early to go public? What are the risks of talking about addiction recovery before you have much of it yourself?

This week I received a Google alert about eating disorders that led me to a comprehensive television clip about older women with eating disorders, particularly in the Raleigh, NC area. On one hand, the piece was full of statistics and interviews with experts who accurately...
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How Do Role Models Really Help Lead Us to Success?

In my year at the University of Pennsylvania’s Master of Applied Positive Psychology Program from 2005 to 2006, I learned a lot about the theories the undergird the science of happiness, success, motivation and optimism.  One of the most important ones I was exposed to was...
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