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Eating and Body Dysmorphic Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #33

When Lauren was fifteen years old, her family moved across the country and she started going to a new school. Already shy, Lauren suffered from low self-confidence and had a hard time transitioning; nothing felt right and soon her changing body became a source of insecurity. Eventually, she began thinking that maybe if she lost […]

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It’s Time to Talk About It: The Brain and Eating Disorders

>>I’d like to welcome you all to this Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Your Child’s Health University lecture on– It’s Time to talk About It: Eating Disorders and the Brain. I’m Nancy Sanchez, I manage Community Health Education programs at Packard Children’s. I’m so pleased that you have chosen to come and join us this evening […]

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Eating Disorders: Why is it so Hard to Treat Them? | Ilona Kajokiene | TEDxVilnius

Translator: Galina Mitricheva Reviewer: Denise RQ Most of us like food and enjoy eating as a very pleasurable experience. But sometimes, this relationship with the food becomes an anxiety-provoking one. I would like to go deeper. And I will start from my personal memories. It happened in 1994, my very first day working as a […]

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How an eating disorder affects the way a person thinks

(tinkling music) – So eating disorders affect children’s thinking in a few different ways. Probably one of the clearest and most immediate is that it often interferes with their ability to pay attention to things, to focus, to concentrate, and it’s probably because when a child isn’t getting, when a brain isn’t getting enough food, […]

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