Authored by Lily Sloane for Psyched in San Francisco Magazine. Lily is a licensed psychotherapist in San Francisco. She specializes in working with sensitive, creative young adults struggling with eating disorders, substance use/misuse, perfectionism, and relationships. Winter is cold and rough. Show More Summary
It's been 10 years since Jamie-Lynn Sigler went public with her painful history of exercise bulimia, but in a Monday conversation with HuffPost Live, the actress reflected further on that trying time, sharing that the staff of her HBO series "The Sopranos" were instrumental in bringing the disorder to her attention. Show More Summary
It's that time of year again: Thanksgiving. A time for food, family, friends, and football. Or, at my place, the National Dog Show, because puppies > football. Actually, puppies > almost everything. But for people dealing with an eating...Show More Summary
I remember when I was deep in the thrones of my addictions (alcohol, drugs, and an eating disorder). I was living in the darkness. I felt alone and isolated. I didn't think anyone knew or could understand how I was feeling. My identity was my addictions. Show More Summary
Eating disorders: not really a laughing matter, unless, apparently, you're a View panelist. During Thursday's show, the co-hosts discussed Donald Trump's recent weight loss (he says he lost 15 pounds because running for president is just too exciting and he never wants to eat ) and the talk somehow turned...
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The View hosts sparked major controversy on Thursday, Nov. 19, after cracking insensitive jokes about eating disorders on air. “We were just discussing whether it’s better to become bulimic or… READ ON
Have they learned nothing? The View may be about five to six people sitting around chatting about hot topics and pop culture, but it's also one of the most controversial shows on television. And with another day comes another scandal, because a few of the panelists had to apologize for some distasteful jokes they made about eating [...]
The View is in hot water once again. This time it’s over a joke about anorexia. During a recent show, the panel of co-hosts made a few jokes about eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia. This time the co-hosts were discussing the fluctuating weight of presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson. Show More Summary
The hosts of The View got some online blowback today for joking about eating disorders.
Hmmm... perhaps NeNe Leakes was right about the women on The View. The reality star labeled Joy Behar and company a bunch of "mean girls" this week... and then Joy Behar and company went out and showed why this may be an accurate assessment. After...Show More Summary
Although she won a gold medal for tackling the balance beam, Shawn Johnson has faced her fair share of hurdles. In a recent interview with Yahoo! Health, the Olympian reveals she's battled eating disorders in the past. Related: Shawn Johnson Is Engaged! The 23-year-old confessed : "I've kind of gone through the gamut when it comes to health… I've [...]
Eating disorders are the deadliest of mental illnesses but are often incredibly misunderstood -- even by some treatment professionals. I recently attended the 25th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference, where I was thrilled toShow More Summary
While eating disorders are mental illnesses, starvation, bingeing, purging and over-exercise behaviors can take a serious physical toll on the human body. As a result, medical complications commonly occur in individuals with eating disorders. Show More Summary
The study, which researchers say is the first to investigate the connection between body fat distribution, body image, and disordered eating, was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and tracked nearly 300 women and their eating habits for two years. Why is there a link?
Being bullied in childhood has been associated with increased risk for anxiety, depression and even eating disorders. But according to new research, it's not only the victims who could be at risk psychologically, but also the bullies themselves.
A man with a rare genetic disorder that gives him an insatiable desire to eat has pled no contest to breaking into homes to steal food. [ more › ]
Prosecutors buy California man's explanation: He broke into homes to steal food because of genetic eating condition
Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you. The Background It was estimated that the number of hospitalizations for eating disorders in children under 12 increased by 119 percent between 1999 and 2006. Show More Summary
There’s a fine line between eating clean and eating disorder. Food and I have had a tumultuous relationship. No beverages other than water and coffee with a dot of soy. Weight loss never crossed my mind in the beginning, but the pounds fell off over the course of a few months. Show More Summary