Eating Disorders

Skeletons in the Closet

Eating Disorders - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 14:55

One evening this past weekend I watched the indie movie "To the Bone" which deals with the topic of eating disorders , particularly anorexia nervosa -with the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. People waste away, become skeletal like concentration camp victims, and literally starve themselves to death.

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Can Medical Marijuana Promote Healthy Digestive Functions?

Eating Disorders - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:50

If you smoke weed on a regular basis, then you have definitely experienced the phenomenon known as "the munchies." Many stoners and marijuana enthusiasts have gone on late-night runs to get food as they just have to eat something while they are high.

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What To the Bone Got Right In Its Portrayal of Eating Disorders Onscreen--and Where It Went Wrong

Eating Disorders - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:44

Netflix doesn't shy away from controversial material. Earlier this year, the original series 13 Reasons Why centered on a teenager's tragic suicide.

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'To the Bone' walks fine line of depicting eating disorders

Eating Disorders - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 15:27

In this June 29, 2017 photo, writer-director Marti Noxon, left, and actress Lily Collins pose at the London West Hollywood hotel to promote their film, "To the Bone," in West Hollywood, Calif. less In this June 29, 2017 photo, writer-director Marti Noxon, left, and actress Lily Collins pose at the London West Hollywood hotel to promote their film, "To the Bone," in West Hollywood, Calif.

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