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why veternarians are looking to prescreen pet owners for substance abuse

Why pet owners might be vetted for substance abuse

Liz LazzaraCo-occurring Disorders, Substance Abuse, The Recovery Village

Now more than ever, people are misusing and abusing prescription drugs — the numbers have been climbing for the past fifteen years. Often people assume that ... Read more

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Drunkorexia: An alarming trend sweeping college campuses

Drunkorexia: An alarming trend sweeping college campuses

Lindsey HallAlcohol Treatment, Co-occurring Disorders, Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Drunkorexia—it’s a term that sounds like a joke, but is a growing behavioral trend on college campuses and well into adulthood. Referred to as “the ... Read more

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How Parents Unknowingly Influence a Young Girl’s Body Image

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

With the turn of the new century, American girls can look forward to creating self-directed lives that were unimagined in past generations. Social, academic and ... Read more
July 7th 2014
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Co-occurring Disorders

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The Dangerous Balancing Act between Exercise and Obsession

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

What do exercise bulimia and diabetics have in common? A dangerous balancing act! Some individuals with diabetes tweak their daily insulin dosages to counteract slips ... Read more
June 18th 2014
The Recovery Village
Co-occurring Disorders

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American Ninja Warrior: Anorexia Turning Point

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

Never underestimate the location of an epiphany. For Brant Axt, recognizing and accepting his anorexia came about when he realized that his personal definition of ... Read more
June 16th 2014
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Co-occurring Disorders

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How Frances Chan Changed the Way Yale Handles Eating Disorders

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

In a recent scandal with Yale University, Frances Chan, a student who showed signs of malnutrition, challenged the standards which were used to judge her.
June 9th 2014
The Recovery Village
Co-occurring Disorders

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What Body Dismorphia is and How You Can Get Help

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

Body dismorphia is a type of chronic psychological disorder in which a person cannot stop thinking about a flaw in their appearance. According to the ... Read more
March 31st 2014
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Co-occurring Disorders

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Who is Winning in The Biggest Loser?

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

With Eating Disorders Awareness Month came the finale of NBC’s fifteenth season of reality television series, The Biggest Loser where Rachel Frederickson is the first ... Read more
March 10th 2014
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Co-occurring Disorders

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Increased Eating Disorders among Facebook Users

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

Social media sites like Facebook are full of posts about people focused on their body image and weight. ow does that translate to eating disorders?
March 3rd 2014
The Recovery Village
Co-occurring Disorders

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Eating Disorder Statistics show the Young, Old, and Everyone in Between

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

Eating disorder statistics show the impact and long-lasting effects eating disorders(ED) have on people, specifically children and young adults. Statistics from the National Institute of ... Read more
February 24th 2014
The Recovery Village
Co-occurring Disorders