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Exploring Some Complicated Issues: Body Image, Disorder Eating, and Weight in the Perinatal Period

Body image dissatisfaction is not an uncommon issue among women and is a significant risk factor for eating disorders. It is imperative to address — and ideally prevent — eating disorders, as they have the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric condition and can result in substantial disability (Arcelus et al., 2011).  Over a third… Read More »

Do you really want to lose weight now?

Author Anselm Anyoha Published February 26, 2021 Word count 457 It seems that everybody wants to lose weight unless they are as lean as a chalkboard. Hopefully, my weight loss story will inspire you to achieve your own weight loss goal. For readers who do not know, I am a physician—a pediatrician, precisely. I’ll just… Read More »