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Eating Disorders During the Holidays

During the holidays, food often takes center stage, often causing conflict even for those with a typically healthy approach to eating. For those individuals suffering with eating disorders, the holidays can be one of the most stressful times of the year. The person with an eating disorder is challenged by the increased food focus and the stress of family/social gatherings. Sarah Lavanier, PsyD, appeared on Fox 19 Morning Xtra on November 20, 2012 to provide tips to help families identify signs that a loved one may be struggling and ideas about how to support someone who may be suffering. Watch the clip…