When a psychological construct makes the cover of Time magazine, we in the field of behavioral health have to smile. Mindfulness as a practice has been around for ages, but it is finally enjoying the exposure it deserves.
- The media has a strong impact on how women perceive their body. Dr. Julie Friedman comments on the recent LOFT advertisement encouraging unhealthy and unrealistic body goals.
- Eating healthy is a good thing, but for people with orthorexia, it can lead to a dangerous and compulsive obsession.
- Learn to keep your competitive side in check.
- A simple sequence you can do in a fraction of the time it takes to cook a holiday meal.
- Insight's Dr. Julie Kabat Friedman answer's that question in the October issue of Today's Chicago Woman.
- InsightBHC's Audrey Grunst weighs in on Make It Better's Article "Secret Tales of Social Media Shame" when it comes to Social Media and Adolescents.
- Juliann Garey might have suffered partial hearing loss as a result of mental health-based discrimination, but her voice can be heard loud and clear her New York Times opinion piece this week.
- Researchers around the globe are aiming to collect DNA samples to help better understand and treat anorexia nervosa.
- Organizations have come together to acknowledge BED as an official diagnosis, offering many opportunities to join the campaign.
- Study says amount food in a binge episode may not be as important as once thought.
- We know that reaching out for help is challenging. Will someone really be able to understand what you’re going through? What will your treatment entail?
- It’s a discussion that strikes fear in the hearts of most parents – adolescents expressing concern about their weight.
- The secrecy and shame surrounding eating disorders can perpetuate the illness.
- Eating disorders result from a combination of psychological, biological & social factors.
- You don’t just “get over” mood and anxiety disorders. But with the right help, you can successfully recover and reinvigorate your life.
- It isn't about food or diet. It’s about emotional well-being and how ready you are to live a healthy lifestyle.
- Co-occurring disorders are common among patients who present for treatment with nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI). Evidence-based approaches specifically designed for the treatment of NSSI are limited, although interest in this area of research is growing.