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What is bulimia?

Jan 19, 19 What is bulimia?

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Bulimia is not what you think It’s not uncommon for people to really misunderstand eating and body dysmorphic disorders. In all honesty, it confusion kinda makes sense. Food is necessary for survival. Why would anyone purge themselves of a perfectly good meal when there are starving people in the world, right? A slim figure...

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What are the symptoms of autism in a 3-year-old?

Jul 28, 19 What are the symptoms of autism in a 3-year-old?

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by Jayne Leonard Medical News Today What are the symptoms of autism in a 3-year-old? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects approximately 1 in 59 children. ASD covers a range of conditions that doctors used to believe were different, including autism and Asperger’s syndrome. Behavioral symptoms often develop in early...

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You’re not just anorexic you’re human

May 09, 19 You’re not just anorexic you’re human

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You’re not just anorexic you’re human Having anorexia (or being anorexic depending how you choose to self-identify) has been described as a constant feeling of living for someone else. Indeed, being bombarded with thoughts of not meeting someone’s physical expectations or feeling the only sense of control is...

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Haircut Tips for Autistic Children

Apr 09, 19 Haircut Tips for Autistic Children

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Haircut Tips for Autistic Children As many of us know taking our children for a hair cut can be difficult. Between the fidgeting and the normal short patience of many young children it can take some planning and sometimes some bribing (lol) to make it through a session. Take a look at this touching article about how to help...

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Autism speech. Speech-language support for autistic high school students

Apr 09, 19 Autism speech. Speech-language support for autistic high school students

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Autism speech. Speech-language support for autistic high school students I’m not sure about you guys, but every year around IEP time I have the same conversation with school staff. Years ago it started with “well, Seth’s speech skills won’t get any better so let’s reduce the speech therapy”....

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3 month rule and dating… and autism. Just wait new parents.

Apr 06, 19 3 month rule and dating… and autism. Just wait new parents.

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From Autism with a Side of Fries The Three Month Rule Enjoy this delightfully personal shout out from Eilleen Shaklee to new autism parents and how they should approach behaviors both good and bad Today I was interviewed by a graduate student who was doing research on autism, parenting, and all that jazz.  One of his last questions...

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Dual Disorders: My Experience With Bipolar And Borderline Personality Disorders

Mar 27, 19 Dual Disorders: My Experience With Bipolar And Borderline Personality Disorders

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by Kait Mauro International Bipolar Foundation Dual Disorders: My Experience With Bipolar And Borderline Personality Disorders When I first started writing for International Bipolar Foundation, it was a coming out of sorts about my mental illness. I was open about it with the people in my life, on social media and on my own blog,...

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I FINALLY DECIDED THAT ANOREXIA AND I WERE OVER

Mar 20, 19 I FINALLY DECIDED THAT ANOREXIA AND I WERE OVER

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I FINALLY DECIDED THAT ANOREXIA AND I WERE OVER by Britt Kelleher from ANAD Part One: Raisin Bran and Other Painful Things Dinner comes late in the Kelleher household. With four children, my mother is a rather busy woman, and, frankly, remembering dinner’s daily occurrence isn’t her forte. This story begins on one of those...

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Your shame about my mental health problems

Mar 15, 19 Your shame about my mental health problems

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From Time to Change Others are more ashamed of my mental health problems than me “Crazy Eddie” is a nickname one of my British school teachers gave me when I was attending primary school in West Africa, in an end of term review. I faked laughing along as I was mocked, as I had become accustomed to it, and beamed a...

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5 Things You Can Do To Help Your Child With Depression

Mar 13, 19 5 Things You Can Do To Help Your Child With Depression

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By Daniela McVicker from NAMI 5 Things You Can Do To Help Your Child With Depression As a parent, you need to be prepared for dealing with problems—big and small. That includes taking care of your child’s mental health. It’s important to step up when things get serious. Teen depression is not as rare as we’d like it to be. In fact,...

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What is anorexia?

Feb 26, 19 What is anorexia?

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Anorexia is not just about weight There are many misconceptions about what anorexia (or anorexia nervosa) is and what it looks like. Some think if you’re super thin that means you’re anorexic. You may because you don’t eat much or obsess about your weight means you’re anorexic. Even worse, some may think...

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But I Was A Victim, Right? Schizoaffective disorder.

Feb 22, 19 But I Was A Victim, Right? Schizoaffective disorder.

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But I Was A Victim, Right? Schizoaffective disorder. by Cohen Miles-Rath from NAMI When you become physically ill, there is a good chance you’ll receive ‘get well’ cards, flowers or something indicating a caring community supporting you. When I became severely ill, there was little support. Other than some family and friends,...

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I Am Grateful for My Borderline Personality Disorder

Feb 20, 19 I Am Grateful for My Borderline Personality Disorder

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I Am Grateful for My Borderline Personality Disorder by Whitney Easton from Healthyplace.com Am I grateful for my borderline personality disorder (BPD)? Yes. Years after my initial diagnosis, I can honestly say I am grateful to have received the diagnosis of borderline personality disorder and for the life I’ve lived with...

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