What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects an estimated 10 million people in the United States, with up to 20 million more experiencing some depressive symptoms. It presents as similar to depression Read more
Is it an Eating Disorder or OCD?
Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) share many similarities. They are both disorders of control. They involve obsessive thinking and compulsive behavior. They are disruptive and debilitating. It is not Read more
Treatment For Adolescents With an Eating Disorder
Eating disorders are a serious problem among adolescents. It is estimated that approximately five percent have diagnosable eating disorders but many more have non-specific symptoms that signal problems with disordered Read more
Impact of Technology & School on Social Anxiety in Adolescents
Describes the impact of technology and school on social anxiety in adolescents. Read more
Adolescent Stress Management Techniques
Adolescents face multiple stressors, as they balance the demands of school, sports, and friendships. They are also undergoing developmental changes and beginning to separate from their parents. The teenage years Read more
How Social Media Impacts Eating Disorders
Although social media itself is not the sole cause of an eating disorder, it has fueled individuals to engage in disordered patterns of eating. According to research, “media is a Read more
Motivation for Treatment and Eating Disorders
Eating disorder treatment is a journey when someone not only re-establishes their physical and mental health but also experiences profound personal growth. Like any other journey, things aren’t always simple. The key Read more