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Eating Disorder Awareness Week Information

Bipolar Bandit

Video on Tik Tok Video on Instagram MOST COMMON EATING DISORDERS Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Pica Disorders: Binge Eating Rumination Avoidant/Restrictive Purge Eating Night Eating Syndrome OSFED (other specified feeding or eating disorder) STATISTICS Ref 1 16% of adult patients screened positive for an eating disorder.

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10 Facts About Eating Disorders

MQ Mental Health

This Eating Disorders Awareness Week we share some facts about eating disorders you may or may not yet know. Further research is needed to understand, prevent and treat eating disorders which is why the work of MQ is so vital. Studies suggest that up to 25% of people with eating disorders are male. Did you know.?

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My Life Lost to Bipolar Disorder

Nnatasha Tracy

I have lost many years of life because of bipolar disorder. No, I don’t mean that I have a decreased lifespan because of bipolar disorder (although that’s likely true, too ). What I mean is that there are years of living that are missing because of bipolar disorder.

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Can Eating Disorders Change?

MQ Mental Health

But a person diagnosed with anorexia might develop binge eating disorder, or other types of eating disorders, as this personal story backed by research can attest. This Eating Disorder Awareness Week we consider whether eating disorders can change throughout a person’s life. But it’s certainly got ‘different’.

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week: What Happens The Day Someone Is Sectioned For Anorexia?

MQ Mental Health

This Eating Disorders Awareness Week, MQ’s copywriter Juliette Burton who also works as a writer, comedian, and mental health activist, shares her experience of what happened the day she was sectioned under the mental health act for anorexia. Eating disorders are mental illnesses and sometimes, but not always have physical symptoms.

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Can You Blame Everything on Bipolar Disorder?

Nnatasha Tracy

As a mental health advocate, I've observed people attributing everything to bipolar disorder, from feelings and thoughts to actions. While a mood disorder does influence feelings and thoughts, not all emotions and thoughts are a result of bipolar disorder.

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Holidays Tips When Living with Bipolar Disorder

Nnatasha Tracy

Living with bipolar disorder can be challenging, and living with bipolar disorder over the holidays even more so. Here are holiday tips when dealing with bipolar disorder. Here are holiday tips when dealing with bipolar disorder.