We want our children develop a positive body image and a healthy relationship with food. That can be challenging, given the pressure of unrealistic standards, mean girls (and boys) and other pitfalls that threaten self-image. Below you’ll find articles and information to help you support your child in ways that build self-esteem independent of appearance, as well as articles on recognizing, diagnosing and treating eating disorders at all ages.
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- How to Help Someone With an Eating Disorder in College
- Eating Disorders: Why Are Girls More Affected?
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- Quick Facts on Binge Eating Disorder
- Quick Facts on Bulimia Nervosa
- Anorexia: The Latest Thinking on Treatment
- Signs a College Student May Have an Eating Disorder
- Do Males Get Eating Disorders?
- How to Help Kids Who Are Picky Eaters
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