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Disorder is the New Black [Overcoming Disordered Eating, Part Five] by TheSmartCook Posted Tue 26 Nov 2013 6:27am Yesterday I began Jamie’s FREE four-week Good Life Holiday Challenge , having been subtly, but consistently, encouraged by my dear friend Melissa to ‘just try’ Intuitive Eating, and having seen how much Jamie helped another dear more-than-blend of mine. It seemed like as good a time as any… and y’all know I’m a sucker for anything free. ... Read on »
Disordered eating and eating disorders by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 15 Sep 2009 10:02pm The Twitter-sphere has been discussing the difference between disordered eating and eating disorders (specifically EDNOS ) today. I haven't responded, in part because I like to formulate a complete answer than spewing something half-baked, and also because I can't explain myself in 140 characters or less! But the more I think about it, the more I r ... Read on »
Parsing disordered eating from an eating disorder by Laura Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Feb 2010 5:08am One of my blog's commenters beautifully and concisely described the difference between disordered eating and an eating disorder: Anonymous said... Most people who restrict their intake of food find it very difficult after awhile to continue because their biology takes over and forces them to eat more. Other people restrict, however, and th ... Read on »
Purging Disorder by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 9:58am As many of you may know, research findings indicate that at least half of all people diagnosed with an eating disorder do not meet the full criteria for either of the two primary eating disorders diagnoses (anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa).    According to the DSM-IV-TR, “eating disorder not otherwise specifi ... Read on »
Blurring the Lines: Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating by Melissa H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 9:25pm When I began blogging, I always considered being a disordered eater a separate entity from having an eating disorder. After all, every woman seems to be a “disordered eater” in one way or another. And since I never truly binged; never binged and purged (I cry when I throw up; last time was alcohol-induced, at a Dave Matthews Band conce ... Read on »
Body attitudes in patients with eating disorders a...[Eat Behav. 2009] - PubMed Result by Laura Patient Expert Posted Thu 12 Mar 2009 3:12pm Unfortunately, because diagnostic categorization of eating disorders are based primarily on body weight, statistics on recovery are also based on restored body weight. Which is dumb. The illness is still there, at least for a while, and withdrawing treatment and alarm at the very time one most needs it mentally strikes me as cruel. I am a ... Read on »
Disordered Eating vs. Eating Disorders by WeAreTheRealDeal Posted Fri 09 Mar 2012 8:10pm Ours is a culture of disordered behaviors.  It is so common to see college kids engaging in binge drinking or strange dieting practices that we often overlook their seriousness.  I live near New York University and continuously see kids almost falling-down-drunk in the streets on the weekends.  The #1 most commonly asked question we receive [...] ... Read on »
Disturbing New Trend in Eating Disorders by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 25 Jun 2010 6:01pm Disturbing New Trend Medical professionals and concerned parents around the country have noticed a disturbing new trend that seems to be promoting eating disorders in young teens. It seems that with the ever-increasing popularity of...  Read on »
Signs & Symptoms of Eating Disorders by Get Healthy Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common signs and symptoms of Eating Disorders: Anxiety Binge eating Bingeing Eating disturbances Emaciation Guilt about eating Menstrual abnormalities Obesity Obession with food Overeating Purgeing Secrecy Self induced vomiting Weight gain Weight loss Of course, these ... Read on »
Nutrition Nerd: Where is the Love (for ourselves)?- Disordered Eating and Body Dissatisfaction by irunnerblog Posted Thu 02 Feb 2012 9:18am Since the holiday of love, Valentine’s Day falls in February I felt this month would be an appropriate one to discuss the issue of body dissatisfaction and disordered eating in runners. Chances are we can all list off a variety of people and things in our lives that we love, such as our spouse/significant other, family, pets, job, running, e ... Read on »