Author Archives: Cathy

EATING DISORDERS AND FOOD ADDICTION – WHAT MAKES THEM DIFFERENT

Food Addiction and Eating Disorders What is food addiction and how is it different than an eating disorder? Food addiction has yet to be acknowledged as a legitimate phenomenon the way drug addiction has.  There is, however, a growing number of folks who do indeed see it as a bona fide addiction. Among these are […]

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EATING DISORDERS AND FOOD ADDICTION

What are eating disorders? Eating disorders are typically associated with various maladaptive patterns of behavior related to food, it’s consumption, and the ensuing effects on a person’s emotional and physical well-being.   It may, or may not, include attempts to offset the “consequences” of these behaviors by the use or abuse of compensatory agents and behaviors […]

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