Eating Disorders

Health

We Asked Men About Their Eating Disorders

I knew that I couldn’t be the only one in my peer group who’s had trouble with food.
Graham Isador
3.7.17
so sad today

Eating Gives Me Anxiety and Not Eating Gives Me Anxiety

Lately, I feel that the way I've lived for years—in hyperconscious, hypervigilant awareness of everything I put in my mouth—no longer serves to quell my depression and anxiety. It actually exacerbates it.
So Sad Today
7.8.16
Stuff

How My Diabetes Gave Me An Eating Disorder

For Type 1 diabetics, restricting insulin is like a magic bullet for weight loss. But the consequences can be devastating and deadly.
Helena Busiakiewicz
5.26.16
Stuff

The Teens Using Instagram Hashtags to Glorify Suicide

Ana, Annie, Bella, Deb, Mia, Perry, Sue and Sophie aren't real girls. They're abbreviations for mental health issues and eating disorders used by teenagers looking to band together through personal stories on Instagram.
Nadja Brenneisen
1.18.16
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The Mental Health Warriors of Instagram

The community serves as a place to help and support each other through whatever problems its members are dealing with, from dissociative identity disorder to eating disorders.
Georgia Bronte
12.21.15
The Crown and Spectre Issue

I Hired a Millennial Life Coach

I wanted to know why so many people in their 20s are entering the multibillion-dollar, nebulously defined life-coaching industry.
Amanda Shapiro
11.16.15
Film

Meet the Swedish Director Of a New Film About Eating Disorders

'My Skinny Sister' explores what happens to a family when one member develops a devastating eating disorder.
Michael Pattison
10.15.15
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Should Weed Be Used to Treat Eating Disorders?

Marijuana is used as a medicine for everything from anxiety to cancer – and some experts believe it could treat eating disorders, too.
Arielle Pardes
8.11.15
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Dirty Tricks and Party Drugs: What It’s Really Like to Live with Models

The life of a young model is probably less glamourous than you thought.
Hadley Hudson
7.15.15
Stuff

I Spent a Week Undercover in a Pro-Anorexia WhatsApp Group

The skeletal girls in it bowed before a mysterious leader known as "the goddess of emaciation".
Nadja Brenneisen
7.8.15
Stuff

How I Catfished a Paedophile Who Was Posing as a Pro-Anorexia Coach

Have pro-ana blogs become the new hunting ground for sexual predators? My experiences posing as a 15-year-old girl with a fetish for intense weight loss certainly suggest so.
Nadja Brenneisen
6.10.15
Stuff

Dadbod Isn't That Funny When You Are a Guy with an Eating Disorder

The stupid term does highlight male privilege, sure, but as a guy with an eating disorder, I don't want it.
Jake Kivanc
5.27.15
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