At-Risk

Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

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Tuesday

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April 2008

Questions to test bulimia

by At-Risk.org Staff, on binge, bulimia, bulimia nervosa, eating disorder, pruge

Questions to ask to test if your kid has bulimia: Is she obsessed with the way she look, particularly her weight and body? Is she afraid when she starts eating, and eventually she won't be able to stop? Does food and dieting rule her life? Does she feel guilty, depressed and ashamed after she eats? Does she vomit or take laxatives to control her weight?…

Monday

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March 2008

Binging vs. overeating

by At-Risk.org Staff, on binge, bulimia, bulimia nervosa, eating disorder, purge

Binging and overeating are different. These are the reasons: > Binge episodes happens regularly, at lest twice each week in a span of six months. > Individuals who binge feel upset during the process. The emotional overthrow completes a binge meal. >Binging people do not eat in public. For such individuals, eating is a private behavior rather than sharing it with family and friends. >Binge eaters eats because…