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Research Roundup #5 – CBT in Anorexia

Because the UCSD eating disorder treatment center used cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help treat my eating disorder, the review “Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for anorexia nervosa: A systematic review” by Galsworthy-Francis and Allan (2014; Clinical Psychology Review) piqued my interest. … Continue reading

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Prioritizing my needs = awesome!

This last weekend, I attended Swing’n New Years Dance Camp in Palm Springs and had a fantastic time–one of the best times I have had at a dance event in awhile. There were multiple key ingredients that made this weekend … Continue reading

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Proud of Ke$ha

I am proud of Ke$ha for entering eating disorder treatment and being so open about it as she starts the process, as quoted in People Magazine and Us Weekly. Eating disorder therapy is not easy and I wish her the … Continue reading

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Research Roundup #3 – Maternal Eating Disorders

Today’s article summary is on “Childhood psychopathology in children of women with eating disorders: understanding risk mechanisms” by Micali et al (2013, The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry). This topic is of particular interest to me because I want … Continue reading

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Research Roundup #2 – IQ in Anorexia

The following is my summary of “Estimated intelligence quotient in anorexia nervosa: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature” by Lopez et al (2010) in Ann Gen Psychiatry. I chose this article to help me better understand how I … Continue reading

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Untreated eating disorders

Now that I have gone through treatment for my eating disorder and met many other people receiving treatment for eating disorders, I notice more people in my daily life who have untreated eating disorders and/or disordered eating. Maybe they are … Continue reading

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Done(?)

I deleted the games that I had on my phone (Plant v. Zombies 2 and Candy Crush). They served their purpose and I enjoyed them, mostly, but I am done(?) with relying on them to distract me from the world … Continue reading

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