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Dachel Media Update: An Anorexic Comparison from the Unfunny Baron-Cohen by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Aug 2013 12:00am By Anne Dachel Read Anne's comments after the jump. August 6, 2013, Huffington: Girls With Anorexia Show Characteristics Of Autism, Study Finds August 6, 2013, Fox News: Anorexic girls also have autistic traits, study finds August 6, 2013, Mercola.com: The Witch Hunt of Jenny McCarthy for Talking About Vaccines ... Read on »
Anorexic girls also have autistic traits, study finds by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Tue 06 Aug 2013 8:11pm By Kate KellandLONDON (Reuters) - Scientists studying girls with the eating disorder anorexia have found they show a mild echo of the characteristics of autism - a finding which could point to new ways of helping anorexics overcome their illness.A study by the leading autism expert Simon Baron-Cohen at Cambridge University's Autism Rese ... Read on »
Anorexic Girls Also Have Autistic Traits, Study Finds by Medline Plus Posted Mon 05 Aug 2013 6:10pm Scientists studying girls with the eating disorder anorexia have found they show a mild echo of the characteristics of autism - a finding which could point to new ways of helping anorexics overcome their illness. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism , Eating Disorders Read on »
These shoes were (not) made for walking... by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:05pm So here I am, comfortably ensconced in my ridiculously overpriced yet quite nice hotel room. I spent my day in teacher training, learning all sorts of things about what I'm going to be teaching in the fall. And all I could think about was: what the hell was I thinking??!!! My other two fellow classmates (i.e., those pe ... Read on »
These shoes were (not) made for walking... by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:13pm So here I am, comfortably ensconced in my ridiculously overpriced yet quite nice hotel room. I spent my day in teacher training, learning all sorts of things about what I'm going to be teaching in the fall. And all I could think about was: what the hell was I thinking??!!! My other two fellow classmates (i.e., those people in the program w ... Read on »
Thoughtful Thursday: Dr. Oz by Julie F. Posted Thu 08 Mar 2012 9:19pm source I just finished watching an episode of Dr. Oz about anorexia.  It was disturbing to say the least. I have seen my fair share of "thinspiration" boards on Pinterest and I know that there are women who think that the more bones that are nearly poking out of your skin, the better.  But the sadness cuts deeper when you s ... Read on »
Finding Eating Disorder Support by Lori Hanson Posted Sat 11 May 2013 11:00am By Lori Hanson Are you a parent of a teen or college student who is slipping into eating disorder behaviors? Perhaps you’ve had them in several forms of treatment where they do well until they come home and within months are back to their old habits. Maybe you, personally are suffering with an eating disorder and looking for some type of he ... Read on »
"Because I am FAT" by islandgurl Posted Mon 26 Mar 2012 5:27pm I see more blogs on being skinny, not eating, purging and just plain obsession with being bone skinny than I do on being fit and healthy. It makes me so very sad. I understand where these girls, women are coming from as I have been there and lived it, but I just wish there was a way to reach them and let them know that there is a better way t ... Read on »
The Reality of Anorexia by kabochafashion Posted Thu 29 Nov 2012 1:45pm WARNING: Do not read this post if you are triggered or affected by images of anorexia Recently I have had quite a few really lovely comments and emails from girls saying that they look up to me and see me as an inspiration from my story. I don’t see myself as an inspiration though. I’ve been thinking about this recently. My eating disord ... Read on »
Ask a Dead Baby Momma: Column 2 by Monica LeMoine Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 May 2009 1:24pm Dear Dead Baby Momma: I'm pretty sure that I'm going to be afflicted with a deadly illness. Any thoughts? -Deathaphobic in Suburbia Dear Deathaphobic in Suburbia, Did you just ask me if I have any thoughts on deadly illnesses? Boy, do I ever. You've come to the right place, my friend. There are two routes I can take i ... Read on »