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Eating Disorder Myths

Recovering From An Eating Disorder Is Much Harder Than 'Just Eating'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.04.2015 | Women

Anorexia has the highest death rate of any other mental illness. So why is it still so misunderstood? That's what filmmaker Laura Dyan Kezman will...

Nina Bahadur

6 Eating Disorder Myths Debunked | Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.03.2015 | Women

How much do you actually know about eating disorders? For National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, we've rounded up common misconceptions that make i...

Is This The Deadliest Myth About Disordered Eating?

Elizabeth Licorish | Posted 02.02.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Licorish

The longer we believe only skinny, white, affluent girls suffer from eating disorders, the more we isolate an entire community of not-skinny, not-white, not-rich, not-so-young, decidedly-not-female human beings, who suffer, not only with the soul-sucking burden that is an eating disorder, but with the belief they can't possible "have" what's killing them.

The Truth Behind Common Eating Disorder Myths

Kenneth L. Weiner, M.D., FAED, CEDS | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Kenneth L. Weiner, M.D., FAED, CEDS

Despite rising awareness among the general population and health care professionals alike, misconceptions about eating disorders, which have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, remain pervasive.