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4 Ways to Deal with Being Scared of Getting Help

This is one of the most important lessons I was ever taught as an eating disorder therapist: getting better is scary and confusing. If you have an eating disorder, or…


Setting a Bad Example; Celebrities Who’ve Gained or Lost Weight for a Role

This article contains descriptions of disordered eating behaviors which could be triggers for people with eating disorders. Every few years, going on for decades, an actor or actress will purposefully…


Kosher Recovery: Navigating Eating Disorder Treatment with Religious Food Restrictions

Food is an important part of Jewish culture. Its role can be seen in everyday observances, as part of almost every holiday, and as a cultural marker that sets the…


Molly Perlman, MD – Neurobiology and Genetics

Part 2 of 2: A Discussion During Mental Health Awareness Month

Medical Director Molly Perlman, MD, MPH, CEDS

As a follow-up to mental health awareness month,…


Anorexia Nervosa Can’t Be Left Untreated – Here’s How to Get Help

When left untreated, the eating disorder anorexia nervosa can wreak havoc on a person’s physical, mental, and social health.Long-term lack of nutrition, from calories to vitamins, overwhelms the body and…