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  1. Eating Disorders

    [Info Sheet]

    Millions of people aren’t happy with the way they look. In fact, the National Eating Disorder Information Centre estimates that up to 40% of nine year-old girls have dieted to lose weight—even when they were at a normal weight. ...

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  2. Exploring the Role that Ethnicity and Culture Play in Disordered Eating

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    Esther Kane, MSW, RCC Reprinted from "Eating Disorders" issue of Visions Journal, 2002, 1(16), p. 10 My journey over the past 15-plus years to understand disordered eating has been extraordinary. It started in my teens when I suffered with bulim ...

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  3. Body Image and Physical Activity

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    For many women, the body doesn't always seem like a very safe place. This can be especially true for those coping with issues of mental health and addictions. In some of these cases, it seems safer to numb bodily sensations than to fully experience a ...

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  4. Helping Myself to Help Myself

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    I am a therapist who works with people dealing with disordered eating. A major part of my work with clients is to help them discover ways to manage what seems like a flood of urges to binge, compulsions to purge and fears of getting uncontrollably fat. ...

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  5. Yoga and Anorexia

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    Rediscovering the body Julie Peters Reprinted from "Mind-Body Connection" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 10 (2), p. 14 I used to count the hours before the next time I’d be expected to eat. The farther away that moment was, the calmer and more ...

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  6. Visions- Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating

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    PDF | No. 16 (2002) Background Editor's Message (Eric Macnaughton) Changing Minds, Not Bodies ((guest editorial) Raine McKay) Making the Connection: Disordered Eating in our Communities (Heather Lumley) ...

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  7. Editor's Message

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    Eric Macnaughton Reprinted from "Eating Disorders" issue of Visions Journal, 2002, No. 16, p. 2 Disordered eating is not about food. Of course, the individuals affected — mostly girls and women, but an increasing number of men — do struggle with ...

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  8. Changing Minds, Not Bodies

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    Raine Mckay Reprinted from "Eating Disorders" issue of Visions Journal, 2002, No. 16, pp. 4-5 Every time I tell someone that I work for an organization doing work around disordered eating/eating disorders, they have a story to share — a story of ...

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  9. Making the Connection

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    Disordered Eating in our Communities Heather Lumley, MA, RCC Reprinted from "Eating Disorders" issue of Visions Journal, 2002, No. 16, pp. 6-7 There are numerous factors in a person’s life that combine to increase the chances of becoming affecte ...

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  10. Fat is Only a Three Letter Word

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    Sandra Friedman Reprinted from "Eating Disorders" issue of Visions Journal, 2002, No. 16, pp. 7-8 It’s hard to grow up female today without being concerned about fat. Girls today feel fat, fear fat and have to deal with the psychological distres ...

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