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  1. Health & Wellness

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    PDF Version The key strategies to feeling and looking your best and having a positive outlook in life are to eat well, keep active, and maintain a healthy body weight. It’s not easy to eat well consistently and keep fit with a busy schedule and fast food ...

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  2. Young Men & Disordered Eating

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    PDF Version Disordered eating issues are mainly associated with girls and women, but boys and men are just as susceptible as females. While males with disordered eating issues display the same kinds of emotional, physical, and behavioral signs and symptom ...

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  3. Body Image & Self-Esteem

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    PDF Version Body image is both the mental picture that you have of your body, and how you perceive yourself when you look in a mirror. Self- esteem is how you value and respect yourself as a person—it is the “real” opinion that you have of yourself. ...

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  4. Disordered Eating

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    PDF Version Disordered eating consists of a range of thoughts and feelings about food and body image that lie between healthy/normal eating habits with body acceptance at one end and eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder) at the ot ...

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  5. Bipolar Disorder: What causes bipolar disorder?

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that results in extreme changes of mood, energy and ability to function. Although research has improved our understanding of why someone m ...

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  6. Bipolar Disorder: What can I do to prevent future manic episodes?

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Bipolar disorder can be a challenging illness to manage. One way you can help to stay healthy is to learn more about when your symptoms tend to develop and what this looks lik ...

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  7. Bipolar Disorder: Electro convulsive therapy (ECT)

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT) is sometimes used in the treatment of bipolar disorder. This fact sheet will help you to learn more about this type of treatment. ECT was firs ...

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  8. Bipolar Disorder: Preventing risky behaviours

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   "I am afraid that I will do something I will regret when I am manic. Are there strategies that have helped other people avoid negative things from happening?" Your m ...

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  9. Bipolar Disorder: Myths and facts

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Myth: Bipolar disorder cannot be diagnosed as easily as physical illness. Fact: Bipolar disorder can be diagnosed similarly to physical illnesses. While there are no physical ...

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  10. Bipolar Disorder: Effects on the family

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder characterized by extreme changes in moods. It is an illness that not only affects the individual but their family and friends as well. Liv ...

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