How to talk to a loved one with an eating disorder

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (#NEDAW17) is coming to a close. The theme of this years campaign is “It’s Time to Talk About It” in an effort to open the conversation around eating disorders and reduce the stigma. Eating disorders are characterised by irregular patterns of eating. Among the most common examples of disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and … Read More

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

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Today marks the beginning of Eating Disorders Awareness Week. A staggering 200,000 people in Ireland are affected by eating disorders. That means that each of us is likely to know someone who has been affected. Bodywhys – the national voluntary organisation supporting people affected by eating disorders, – has shared this informative article on how to recognise and understand an eating disorder in … Read More

Eating Disorders

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According to the Department of Health, up to 200,000 people in Ireland are affected by eating disorders. This high number sheds light on the importance of identifying the factors that lead to the development of eating disorders in order to establish methods of preventing them. Eating disorders often do a great deal of harm to those affected by them. Recognising … Read More