Breaking Stereotypes: Study Reveals More Middle Age Women Are Hiding Eating Disorders Than Previously Believed

Admit it. When you hear the words Anorexia or Bulimia you often picture a female teenager starving herself or eating tons of food before purging. That’s what earlier research and the media have always told us about people with eating disorders. We’ve been told that it’s mainly young females struggling with anorexia or bulimia. Well, […]

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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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Overcoming the Toughest Hurdle: Athletes Are Not Immune to Eating Disorders

Although the 2016 Summer Olympics has ended, it continues to unveil some controversy over athletes’ behaviours and at times overshadowing their performance at the games. Still, there have been positive outcomes as a result of this year’s summer Olympics that helped build awareness about mental health.  Athletes continue to share their personal stories about what […]

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