Warning: Looking and Lamenting May be Lethal
By Sandra Wartski, PsyD, CEDS, Silber Psychological Services, Raleigh, NC
While there are warning labels for everything from zippers to antennae, we don’t yet have any far-reaching warnings about the fact that constantly looking at certain ads, compulsive body competitiveness, and self-degrading lamenting can damage emotional well-being and psychological stability. Dr. Wartski’s thoughtful essay explores socially constructed ideas of beauty that negatively impact body image among people already vulnerable to or struggling to recover from an ED.
Body Composition among Men with Anorexia Nervosa
Body Image Concerns in Overweight and Normal Weight Persons with BED
Military Sexual Trauma and EDS Among Afghanistan and Iraqi Veterans
Internet, Smartphone and Video Applications for Patients with EDs
Diminished Mental Capacity and Outcome in Anorexia Nervosa
And much more…
Also in this Issue
BED and Somatic Illness: What Part Does Obesity Play?
Bone Loss Risk across the Anorexia Nervosa Spectrum
What Prompts Change in Younger Anorexia Nervosa Patients?
The Effects of Compulsive Exercise among Teens
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS: Suspected Vitamin Deficiency in an Anorexic Patient