Tag Archives: Mental health

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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Snapshot Stress Response

As a result of seeking ways to minimize my stress levels, mostly because I now see how stress triggers my eating disorder behaviors, I am more aware of how I handle stress. I have been working quite a bit recently … Continue reading

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Dating someone with an eating disorder

I recently saw the awful article “5 Reasons To Date A Girl With An Eating Disorder” linked through Facebook and today I saw the awesome article “5 Real Reasons to Date Someone Who has Struggled with an Eating Disorder“. In … Continue reading

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No appetite

When I was stuck in my eating disorder, I felt hungry or starving most of the time. I ignored and did little to act on my hunger like I ignored most of my other feelings. Also, I constantly craved sugary … Continue reading

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