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Eating Disorders Week 2013: Advice and help on how to cope, Health

Eating Disorders Week 2013: Advice and help on how to cope

To coincide with Eating Disorders Week, Fenella Lemonsky offers readers advice on dealing with eating disorders.

By | Health, Notebook | Monday, 11 February 2013 at 5:33 pm

Eating disorders: The blame game, Health

Eating disorders: The blame game

The patient will blame his/herself. The parents will blame themselves. The tabloids blame the fashion industry. The fashion industry blames nobody (ignorance is bliss). The partners (those that last) don’t know who to blame. The public blame modern culture, celebrities; whatever or whoever they’re told to blame by the media. The media, strangely, tends to blame the media.

By | Health, Notebook | Thursday, 23 February 2012 at 11:14 am

Access denied: Eating Disorder treatments, Health

Access denied: Eating Disorder treatments

Nobody should have to fight or get down on their knees and beg for help. Nobody should be told that they have to get worse before they can get better. Nobody should ever feel belittled, ashamed and humiliated as a result of having the courage to speak out.

By | Health, Notebook | Wednesday, 22 February 2012 at 11:56 am

“I think I have an eating disorder”, Health

“I think I have an eating disorder”

You don’t have to weigh five stone, have bones protruding like angry Himalayas or have lived by water and green tea alone for weeks on end to have an eating disorder.

By | Health, Notebook | Tuesday, 21 February 2012 at 9:59 am

‘Break The Silence. Beat Eating Disorders.’, Health

‘Break The Silence. Beat Eating Disorders.’

They say that a problem shared is a problem halved. But what if that problem is something that you can’t bear to admit to yourself, nevermind anyone else?

By | Health, Notebook | Monday, 20 February 2012 at 3:00 pm

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