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Can My Child be Anorexic But Not Underweight?

Parents often worry about anorexia, but if their child isn’t underweight most won’t realize that an eating disorder has already started. Some experts have even noted an increase in “normal weight” teens being admitted to hospitals for eating disorder treatment.

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Body Image and the Media: Understanding the Link

If your teen is like most, their days are filled with media and they are bombarded by images of beautiful women and men. They are subconsciously told what society thinks is attractive. While there is no single cause of an eating disorder, the media contributes to an increased body dissatisfaction among teens and young adults.

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My Child Has an Eating Disorder: How to Survive the Holidays

Everywhere you look during the holidays, the highlight of many gatherings is coming together around a table full of food. While this might sound enjoyable to a lot of people, if you have a teenager suffering from an eating disorder, this overindulgent time of year might turn into a very stressful season.

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