Teen girl struggling with eating disorders vs disordered eating

Eating Disorders vs. Disordered Eating

Eating disorders are not always easy to identify. For many people, someone struggling with an eating disorder looks like a very thin teenage girl. However, eating disorders affect people of all genders, weights, ages, and backgrounds. An element that complicates the issue even more is the difference between disordered eating and eating disorders. While many…

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Video Game Addiction

Video Game Addiction Video game addiction, also called gaming disorder, a type of technology dependence, is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the draft 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) as a pattern of gaming behavior (“digital-gaming” or “video-gaming”) characterized by impaired control over gaming, increasing priority given to gaming…

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Teen Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are serious, treatable process disorders that can affect people of every age, gender, race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. The exact causes of eating disorders are unknown, but research has led to a growing consensus that a range of biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors contribute to the occurrence of an eating disorder.   Common…