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Binge Eating & the Workplace: An Interview with Richard Bedrosian PhD

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 July 13th, 2012|Categories: Eating Disorders, Food, Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Richard Bedrosian Ph.D is Director of Behavioral Health and Solution Development for Wellness & Prevention, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company. He is a clinical psychologist with over 34 years of experience in treating depression, addictions, anxiety disorders, and aftereffects of childhood trauma or abuse. He is a pioneer in the development of digital coaching interventions [...]

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Eating Disorders in Men: An Interview with Dr. Roberto Olivardia

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 May 16th, 2012|Categories: Eating Disorders|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dr. Roberto Olivardia is a Clinical Instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School and Assistant Psychologist at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts. He maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Arlington, MA, where he specializes in the treatment of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and compulsive skin picking. He also [...]

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Healthy Eating: What I Learned in France

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:44+00:00 September 7th, 2011|Categories: Eating Disorders, Food|Tags: , , , , , , |

When I was in France, I noticed some food habits that really changed my perception "healthy eating". (Note: Yes, I know not all people in France may have these food habits. C'est la vie.) 1. People did not deprive themselves of the foods they loved...they just ate smaller portions of those foods. When we deprive ourselves [...]

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Mental Health (Awareness) Month Resources

By | 2016-10-05T06:45:48+00:00 May 13th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Autism, Depression/Anxiety, Eating Disorders|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

May is Mental Health Month. (Or Mental Health Awareness Month, depending on the website.) :) Here are some resources you might find helpful: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): www.nami.org NAMI StigmaBusters is "a network of dedicated advocates across the country and around the world who seek to fight inaccurate and hurtful representations of mental illness". [...]

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Women with eating disorders draw a different picture of themselves than women without, study suggests

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:46+00:00 February 15th, 2011|Categories: Eating Disorders|Tags: , , |

ScienceDaily (2011-02-13) -- Women suffering from anorexia or bulimia draw themselves with prominently different characteristics than women who do not have eating disorders and who are considered of normal weight, suggests a new study. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/02/110214102124.htm "The results of this study show that women suffering or prone to developing eating disorders, such as anorexia and [...]