I feared we would not come through my daughter's anorexia battle
Guernsey teenager Victoria Symes lived with anorexia for two years - a struggle that culminated with being confined to a hospital bed for weeks. Following her daughter's battle with the illness, Victoria's mother Jayne set up what she says is a much ...
ITV News - Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:58

Her Anorexia, My Fear
After the incident with the anorexic woman, I wondered if I had had to bully her because I couldn't handle the alternative. A different psychiatrist might not have needed to threaten the patient with force. This other, less troubled psychiatrist might ...
New York Times (blog) - Mon, 03 Nov 2014 17:49

Anger and Anorexia
So, at 5 a.m. on a frigid January morning, my fiancé Luke and I — four months from our wedding — rented a car and traveled from New York City to Philadelphia, where I would spend the next 40 days slowly and painfully freeing myself from anorexia.
PsychCentral.com - Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:45

Anorexia made me feel 'death would be a relief'
My doctor diagnosed anorexia nervosa and initially I was sent to hospital before discharging myself. I saw doctors, a psychologist, had meal plans and yet my weight continued to plummet. At the worst I was 34kg and the effects were almost unbearable.
Stuff.co.nz - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:56

This Eating Disorder Is the Opposite of Anorexia
Unlike anorexia, those with muscle dysmorphia fear weight loss and feel anxious when hungry. Clinical psychologist Dr. Stuart Murray joins the show to discuss warning signs of this disorder, including label reading, body checking, and attachment to a ...
TakePart - Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:44

Demi Lovato Talks Anorexia, Social Media's Impact On Body Image
In fact, when she was just 18 years old, the singer opened up about her struggles with anorexia and bulimia. Both are serious eating disorders which can be hard to overcome. Not only do these disorders impact a person's outward appearance, but they ...
The Inquisitr - Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:24

Demi Lovato loves her curves: Overcame anorexia, bulimia, starved to 88 pounds
Examiner.com - Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:24

From pro-anorexia sites: 'dangerous stigma escalation'
Like most other mental illnesses, anorexia nervosa has helpful social networks of supportive communities online – where individuals on the verge of relapsing or facing temptations can find positive feedback and encouragement on their journey toward ...
Cornell Chronicle - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:56

How Being Hospitalized For Anorexia Helped Me Save My Own Life
There's a place where going outside is a privilege, where phones and nail clippers are contraband, and where being woken up at 4 a.m. is normal. Lights out, no matter your age, is 10 p.m. Guests here enjoy home-cooked meals three times a day and never ...
Bustle - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:41

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