Mental Health

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Calories on Children’s Menus: Has the Government Taken a Step Towards Promoting Harmful Diet Culture in Children and Teens?

On a recent visit to Gordon Ramsay’s Bar and Brasserie in Mayfair, it was observed that caloric values had been published on the children’s menu – a menu that has been designed for children under the age of 8 who are dining with adults. The new regulations introduced by the government now require businesses with …

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BPD

Borderline Personality Disorder: Expectations Vs. Reality

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a condition that is often misunderstood. For young adults especially, hearing that they might have BPD can be frightening and they may have preconceived expectations of what that might mean. However, all those who have BPD experience the condition differently, and assumptions can often be wrong. Symptoms and Diagnosis of …

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Family-Based Therapy: Putting Parents at the Front of Eating Disorder Treatment

Family-based therapy (FBT), also known as the Maudsley method, is an established treatment intervention for adolescent eating disorders. Including families in the treatment of eating disorders can be highly beneficial to the vast majority of young adults. The degree of involvement will depend upon several factors, considering the needs of the young person and the …

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How to Choose the Best Eating Disorder Treatment for Your Teenage Boy – a Parents’ Guide

Finding specialist care for your child, teenager or young adult who has been diagnosed with an eating disorder or who is at the beginning of the treatment journey can be difficult. Finding support for parents who have concerns about their children and teenagers and looking for assessments and advice on eating disorders can be equally …

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Eating Disorders: Are Eating Disorders Brain Disorders?

Eating Disorder Facts for Teens and Parents Diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa Scientists continue to discover more information about eating disorders. 13.2% of young people will meet the criteria for diagnosis for an eating disorder by the time they reach their 20th birthday. Eating disorders are a leading cause of mental illness in young people. …

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