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Coroner Blames Fashion Industry For Girl’s Suicide

Fiona Geraghty, a 14-year old English girl, hanged herself in her bedroom last July. Michael Rose, a West Somerset coroner, blames the fashion industry for

June 20, 2012 Eating Disorders
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Judge Orders Anorexic Woman To Be Force Fed

A British woman who has not had solid food in over a year is fighting for her right to die from anorexia. The 32-year old

June 19, 2012 Eating Disorders
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Are You Part of the Drama Reward System?

I’m a big fan of advice columnist Carolyn Hax. She has a way of wording things and cutting to the chase that often leaves me

June 15, 2012 Eating Disorders
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Ground Broken on Pennsylvania’s Newest Detox, Treatment Program

After more than 10 years of trying, Lehigh County in Eastern Pennsylvania is finally getting an alcohol detoxification and treatment program. “We had been probably

June 15, 2012 Addiction & Recovery
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Wearing Shorts in Public

I wore shorts in public until I was in the ninth grade. Then I saw a picture of myself in shorts and saw my thighs

June 14, 2012 Eating Disorders
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New Life Lodge Now Offering Faith-Based Addiction Treatment Services

New Life Lodge, a residential addiction treatment program in Burns, Tennessee, has announced the creation of a specialized faith-based treatment track for adults who are

June 13, 2012 Uncategorized
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Mirror Mirror: Distorted Perceptions a Hallmark of Eating Disorders

All too often, people with eating disorders have a very distorted perception, both of themselves and what they believe others see in them and think

June 13, 2012 Eating Disorders
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Study Says Students’ Sexual Orientation May Influence Alcohol Abuse

A four-year study of more than 2,000 college students at the University of Missouri has revealed a connection between sexual identity and alcohol abuse. The

June 13, 2012 Addiction & Recovery