Eating Disorders

body

Cold Showers Help Me Manage Dysphoria When Nothing Else Works

When I had an eating disorder linked to dysphoria, I thought cold showers would help me lose weight. Instead, I find that they bring me back to myself.
Peter Smith
5.28.19
Essays

What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder

It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi
5.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

When Does Biohacking Become Disordered Eating?

We explore the question on this week's episode of 'The VICE Guide To Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff
4.15.19
Comics!

'Alien Body Two: Identity Crisis,' Today's Comic by Valentine Gallardo

Valentine details more about her battle with bulimia and self-harm.
Valentine Gallardo
2.6.19
depression

My 'Revenge Body' Was Actually a Cry for Help

How do you tell someone who’s just paid you a compliment that you’re borderline suicide hotline fodder and one well-meaning remark away from relapse?
Tracey Anne Duncan
11.30.18
Eating Disorders

There's an Urgent Need For Better Anorexia Treatments

For more than half of those afflicted, the disorder can last several decades.
Stuart Murray
10.3.18
VICE Guide to Life

When You're Worried a Friend Has an Eating Disorder, It's Time to Make Some Hard Calls

Here's how to decide if you should say something.
Michelle Malia
9.12.18
Diabetes

This Is What it's Like to Have the World's Most Deadly Eating Disorder

For one teen, the turning point came when her heart stopped beating for half a minute.
Amy Mackinnon
8.31.18
psychedelics

When I Knew it Was Time to End My Relationship With MDMA

MDMA seems like proof that what comes up must come down.
Suzannah Weiss
8.7.18
Eating Disorders

How to Be a Good Partner to Someone With an Eating Disorder

It can be hard to strike a balance between being helpful and being the food police.
Melissa Meinzer
6.5.18
mental health

Here's What MDMA Did for My Anxiety That Meds Couldn't

"I don’t have an opinion on what anyone else should do, but numbing the fear was not the answer for me."
Suzannah Weiss
5.24.18
Phys Ed

Fitspo Culture Created a Whole New Level of Body Expectations for Women

The quest for a toned body adds just one more thing to strive for, another layer of pressure.
Brooke L. Bennett
Frances Bozsik
3.29.18
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