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By On October 26th, 2015

Get The Facts On Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are some of the most well-known mental illnesses in American society, yet they are surprisingly poorly understood. Myths and misunderstandings abound when we discuss eating disorders, partially thanks to misrepresentations of these disorders in the media. To help set the record straight and clear up the myths and legends about eating disorders, today I am…

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By On February 3rd, 2015

Five Myths About Eating Disorders And Why They Are Wrong

Despite affecting over 24 million people in the U.S. alone and holding the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, estimates suggest nearly 90% of individuals who have experienced an eating disorder never receive treatment. Experts believe many people avoid reporting or seeking help for their eating disorder due to social stigmas against the condition…

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