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Teen Eating Disorders

The Secret Eating Disorder (You've Never Heard Of)

Posted 04.29.2015 | Teen

Celebrities don’t talk about it. Doctors don’t always notice it. Even those with textbook cases of binge-eating disorder may not know it. Find out...

What It's Like To Have A Friend With An Eating Disorder

Mackenzie Patel | Posted 12.23.2014 | Teen
Mackenzie Patel

Having anorexia must be hell for those teenagers that have it, especially in the merciless and superficial world we live in today. However, it is also hard for the friends of those who have it, and it puts us in a quandary nearly every day.

The Brave Body Image Message Every Teen Should Hear (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen

As a teenager, vlogger Morgan Paige was bullied by her peers. Her body was often the target of their vicious words, and as a result, she battled depre...

How Young Teens' Eating Disorders Can Affect Them Later In Adolescence

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

BY KATHLEEN RAVEN NEW YORK Tue Dec 31, 2013 5:18pm EST (Reuters Health) - Young teens who binge eat and those who are fearful of weight gain may b...

Catherine Pearson

The Upsetting Fear The Majority Of 13-Year-Old Girls Have | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Body image issues among young teenagers are widespread, a U.K.-based study showed. Two in three 13-year-old girls are afraid of gaining weight, and...

What I've Learned About Eating Disorders and Teenage Boys

Lois Metzger | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Lois Metzger

The lures are everywhere -- all the billboards and trailers featuring abs and pecs and glutes. Many boys start out wanting to achieve physical perfection and then spiral down into full-blown eating disorders.

How to Help a Friend

Proud2BMe | Posted 05.26.2013 | Teen

If you are worried about your friend's eating behaviors or attitudes, it is important to express your concerns in a loving and supportive way.

I Had All These Thoughts That Were Like A Bully In My Mind

Proud2BMe | Posted 04.29.2013 | Teen

I am a good student, basketball player, and I attend church almost every Sunday. I have always been good at hiding my feelings and putting a smile on my face even when everything is falling apart. Do you want to know my secret?

Helping Your Teen With Eating and Body Image

Andrea Wachter | Posted 11.17.2012 | Parents
Andrea Wachter

Many young girls struggle with food and weight issues and too many young girls develop full-blown eating disorders. Here are some tips for you:

Children with Eating Disorders: Are Parents to Blame?

Judith Brisman, Ph.D. | Posted 07.10.2011 | Home
Judith Brisman, Ph.D.

Every family should take a look at itself and see what is working and what isn't, to allow for growth, independence, intimacy and exchange with all family members.