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We all know how diverse the stories of Eating Disorders are. Let’s educate the rest of the world! What makes your story unique? What do you wish people knew about EDs? What moment was the turning point in recovery? Let’s counteract the stereotypes and the attempts to fit EDs into a tiny little homegeneous box. [...]

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Celebrating ten years of eating disorder advocacy

We’ve Just Turned 10!

This month, The Joy Project turns 10– that’s right, TEN years old. What an amazing journey it has been so far. Ten years of providing support via our message boards at joyprojectonline.com Ten years of outreach and advocacy, including meetings with members of Congress, community speaking engagements, outreach with federal agencies, and more one-on-one conversations [...]

Eating Disorder Law Blog

Q&A With Lisa Kantor: How to Get Coverage for the Treatment of my Eating Disorder

Seeking treatment for an eating disorder can be emotionally and financially draining. The attorneys at Kantor & Kantor reached out to the eating disorder community to find out what types of questions people had when looking for insurance coverage for the treatment of eating disorders. To read the questions and answers, click the link below. [...]

"Anorexia"

Shift in Goals Improves Treatment for Severe Anorexia

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Intuitive Eating

This article highlights the findings of a study done on intuitive eating. The main topics analyzed include intuitive eating among young adults according to their socio-demographic characteristics and BMI. Plus the association between intuitive and disorder eating. The study concluded that those who practiced intuitive eating actually tended to weigh less then those who restrict [...]

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