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By On December 8th, 2015

What People With Eating Disorders Wish Others Understood

With approximately 30 million men and women in the United States experiencing a clinically significant eating disorder in their lifetimes, eating disorders are more common than most people think. Despite being frighteningly frequent, eating disorders are perhaps one of the most poorly understood mental illnesses. To help dispel the myths and misunderstandings that surround eating…

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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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