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Eating Disorder preteen

THE COMPOUND EFFECTS OF EATING DISORDERS ON PRE-TEENS

The number of individuals diagnosed with eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and compulsive eating has gone up steadily over the last few decades and experts note a significant increase in the prevalence of these disorders among pre-teenagers. Historically, mental health professionals anticipated that the onset of anorexia occurred during the teen years of 13 [...]

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Night-Eating Syndrome

Night-Eating Syndrome

Amongst the general population, there is a growing awareness of the most commonly occurring eating disorders: anorexia, bulimia and compulsive overeating disorder. Despite this increased familiarity with the names and even the symptoms of these disorders, most people lack a genuine understanding of what it means to be an eating disordered individual. Whether it is the erroneous notion that anorexia…

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Compulsive Overeating

Compulsive Overeating

Overeating behavior goes well beyond simply consuming excessive calories. For overeaters, food, contrary to its most basic function, ceases to be for nourishment and they often eat even when they are not hungry.

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