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By On February 1st, 2018

Researchers Find “Psychological Pathway” That Leads to Body Dysmorphia

Body dysmorphia is a widely recognized condition which affects how people perceive their own bodies. Over time, the dissatisfaction from this misperception is known to contribute to the development of eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia. Despite being accepted by the medical community, little is actually known about how body dysmorphia develops or the…

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By On December 28th, 2016

Eating Disorders: A Faith-based Approach towards Recovery

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital In Thessalonians, Apostle Paul prayed, “May God himself, the God of Peace, sanctify you through and through.”  May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ; The one who calls you is faithful and He will…

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By On March 15th, 2014

Does Your Church Have An Eating Disorder?

How To Address Christian Teens Suffering From Eating Disorders It is alarming to take note that teenagers are at high risk of suffering from eating disorders. In the recent survey from the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa And Associated Disorders, one half of teenagers use unhealthy weight control habits like fasting, vomiting, skipping meals and taking…

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By On June 18th, 2012

Clinicians From Christian Treatment Centers to Discuss Mental Health Conditions Related to Body Image

There are many Christian women struggling with mental health conditions like trauma, eating disorders and body image issues. In order to respond to these issues and the need to help afflicted individuals, FINDINGbalance, a leading Christian resource for body image issues and eating disorders, organized a conference for June 21-24, 2012 called “Hungry for Hope:…

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