Avoiding Intimacy through Compulsive Sexual Behaviours

Woman lying alone in bed

By: Nelson Sacristan, CSAT- EHN Vancouver Clinic As research in addiction medicine continues to develop, there is a greater awareness of an alternate explanation regarding why addiction or destructive, compulsive behaviours persist despite ever increasing negative consequences. It is not enough to say that the behaviors continue simply to obtain pleasure. Many people willingly admit […]

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Demystifying Misconceptions About Anorexia

(Video transcript from Interview with Ann Kerr, Clinical Director from Waterstone Clinic for Eating Disorders): One of the common misperceptions about eating disorders, in particular, anorexia nervosa. That’s the illness that people can see that someone has actually become very emaciated, they’ve lost a lot of weight. That in some ways anorexia is a choice. […]

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