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New Program Director to Head Women’s Eating Disorder Program at The RanchSM Treatment Center

The RanchSM treatment center in Tennessee welcomes new program director Catherine Henricks to head its women’s eating disorders program.

 

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Eating Disorders “on the Wire”: An Interview with Jenn Friedman

Food fuels the body and can nourish the soul. But what happens when it seduces and torments? According to information from the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders:

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How to Cope With an Eating Disorder

You’ve been diagnosed with an eating disorder — now what? You know that your thoughts, feelings and attitudes toward food and eating are not healthful, but how to change? The good news is that you got the diagnosis; it means that you are on the right track to healing. Along with professional help for your disorder, you can also find ways to cope. Changing is never easy, but with good coping skills you can learn to change your behaviors and live a healthy and happy life with food as your friend.

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Study Examines New Approach to Treating Eating Disorders

The development of an eating disorder is believed by experts to have both a biological and an environmental component. The mix of the two influences may differ based on the individual, but there are certain factors that significantly increase a person’s risk of developing an eating disorder.

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Recognizing and Treating Bulimia

Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by a recurring pattern of binge eating followed by either purging with laxatives, diuretics or self-induced vomiting, or through extreme dieting. It is a mental health disorder, meaning that recovery from the illness will require not only behavior modification but also a focus on improved emotional health.

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Eating Disorder Patients Turn to Internet for Empathy, Support

Teens are living more of their lives on the Internet. A teen struggling with an eating disorder may seek out websites with information about the disorder and end up connecting with commenters discussion forum members. While the teen may feel validated by the experiences of others online, they will not receive in-person support the same way a close friend or family member can.

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Eating Disorder Treatment Saves Lives

Eating disorders, to those who have never been impacted by one, may seem trivial. It’s about losing weight and wanting to look better, right? The truth is that eating disorders are devastating mental disorders. In fact, anorexia nervosa causes more fatalities than any other psychiatric disorder.

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Asking For Help When You Have an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are very serious. When compared to all types of mental illnesses, eating disorders are implicated in the greatest number of deaths. An eating disorder is a condition related to mental and emotional health, but its impacts affect the entire body. The only way to get better and to ensure that your disordered eating doesn’t devastate your life any further is to ask for help. Doing so can be frightening. You likely feel ashamed and embarrassed about the way you eat, which is normal for someone with an eating disorder. Start with someone you trust and you will find that those who love you want to help and support you.

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Know the Signs of an Eating Disorder

Disordered eating is an issue of mental health, addiction and physical health. Close to 24 million Americans struggle with an eating disorder and more people die from one than any other mental illness. Young women are especially susceptible to developing an eating disorder, but it can impact anyone of any age. By becoming familiar with the signs and symptoms of eating disorders you can help prevent them in yourself and those close to you.

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The Women’s Eating Recovery Center at The Ranch Expands Its Eating Disorder Treatment Program with the Opening of Windsong House

In response to soaring demand for its highly effective eating disorders treatment program, The Women’s Eating Recovery Center at The Ranch opens Windsong House, a 12,000-square-foot treatment center for women.

Nunnelly, TN (PRWEB) Aug. 12, 2014 – The Ranch, a state-of-the-art behavioral health center specializing in the treatment of trauma, mood disorders and intimacy disorders, as well as substance abuse and dependence, is expanding its eating disorder program capacity with the launch of Windsong House. The 12,000-square-foot facility in Nunnelly, Tennessee, is set on lush farm land and will house 15 clients.

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