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Shoreline Orange County Winter Event – Don’t Miss it!

~ Limited Seating Event ~ Shoreline Orange County presents Collaborative Medical Management in Non-Acute Care Settings with Jennifer Johnson, MD. Friday, December 12, 2014 from 9:30 -11:00 am Continental Breakfast Served (1.5) CE hours available for MFT, LCSW, LPC Free of Charge! Seat
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Normal Weight Teens Can Still Have Anorexia

Most people associate anorexia with being extremely thin. But a new study shows that many “normal weight” teenagers can actually be suffering from anorexia. The study showed that the teens met the criteria for having anorexia, but they were actually within the normal range for weight.
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Why BMI is a Scam

I recently read an article that was more than just a little interesting, considering all of the issues around schools measuring BMI and potentially causing healthy children to have eating disorders. This article displays the problem with using BMI as an indicator of obesity or being o
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Supporting a College Student with an Eating Disorder

Parents naturally worry about their children when they’re away from home. Parents of children with eating disorders, however, have more to worry about than most. They’re afraid that their child will have a relapse if they send them back to college. Yet, you can’t keep them locked up.
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Back to School and Eating Disorders

  Heading back to school or starting a new school can be tough for many students, especially high school and college students. There are a lot of pressures to fit in and be accepted by others. Many people develop eating disorders between the ages of 14 and 18 – when they enter hi
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Balancing Careers, Motherhood and Eating Disorders

For someone suffering from an eating disorder, handling the normal day-to-day activities is hard enough. Add to that a mother with a crying baby and lack of sleep and the balancing act becomes more difficult. So how does a mother balance her career and home responsibilities when she h
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Families & Eating Disorders: How To Support Your Family Member

Seeing a family member struggle with an eating disorder is far from easy. It’s taxing on both the individual and the family. But families need to realize that recovery is possible, but that it’s going to be a long road to get there. Parents and siblings must be willing to take steps t
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Signs of Eating Disorders in Children

You love your child, and you want to protect them from any and all dangers. You’ve tried to teach your kids right. You tell them not to talk to strangers and not to go down dark alleys. You may also avoid words like diet or exercise to avoid body image problems. Yet, something has you
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Eating Disorders and the Military: Do Soldiers Have a Higher Risk?

The military emphasizes discipline, rules and perfectionism. For many people, these principles help them become better people – and better soldiers. It, however, can take its toll on certain personnel, both mentally and physically. The military has certain height/weight standards that
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Sports and Eating Disorders: Who’s At Risk?

Sports are a healthy outlet for children and adults. For the most part, sports encourage people to exercise, work as a team and have some healthy competition. Generally, it also helps with self-esteem and having a better body image. Sports, however, can have a negative effect on a per
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