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People who are compulsive eaters show similar activity in the same brain regions as...

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One of the many benefits of therapy includes the identification of self...

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Many individuals abuse laxatives in the hopes of controlling or losing weight. ...

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Anorexia is characterized by an intense fear of gaining weight, severe restriction...

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD): When normal appearance concerns are no longer...

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Eating disorders are characterized by severe disturbances in eating behavior. ...

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is characterized by recurrent obsessions and/or...

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My therapeutic orientation is psychodynamic and therefore works on addressing the...

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Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disorder at 19%

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Emotions cannot be permanent.  That's why they are called "emotions"--the word...

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"Addiction is a chronic and relapsing brain disease characterized by uncontrollable...

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Binge Eating Disorder is characterized as recurrent episodes of binge eating that,...

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Individuals suffering from bulimia find themselves caught in the devastating and...

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Bigorexia/Muscle Dysmorphia Individuals suffering from bigorexia also known as...

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Orthorexia Nervosa Orthorexia Nervosa is not as well known or discussed as Anorexia...

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Neglect

Child neglect falls under the umbrella of child abuse and, not only, accounts for...

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Sexual Abuse

Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse involves the occurrence of a child in any sexual situation with an...

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Social Phobia

Social Phobia, aka Social Anxiety Disorder, is defined by a marked and persistent...

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Self-harm

Self-injury (self-inflicted violence, self-injurious behavior or self-mutilation)...

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Cutting

Cutting is the most common form of self-injury.  It involves making cuts or...

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Burning

Burning can occur via an actual flame to the skin or by heating something metal and...

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