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Day Two of NEDA Week: I Had no Idea!




Eating disorders are serious illnesses, not lifestyle choices. “Eating disorders are complex illnesses that arise from a combination of long-standing behavioral, emotional, psychological, interpersonal, biological and social factors. As our natural body size and shape is largely determined by genetics, … Continue reading

24. February 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, NEDA, Size Acceptance, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Had No Idea: A Blogette




  I just returned from presenting at the Popular Culture Association Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  I also had the honor to act as substitute chair for Dr. Susan Koppleman, of the Fat Studies track, and as soon as I … Continue reading

23. February 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, EDRC, Men and Eating Disorders, NEDA | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dr. Deah ja Vu (5)




If you are having that strange feeling that you have been here before, worry not…there is a very good likelihood that you have!  Every January, for the past 5 years I have posted this video on my Facebook page and … Continue reading

02. January 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: ASDAH, BEDA, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, EDRC, Ellen Glovsky, HAES®, Healthy Weight Week, NAAFA, NEDA, Obesity, Renfrew, Size Acceptance, Tri Delta, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

THIRD TIME’S THE CHARM!




DATELINE:  October 21, 2013:  JOIN OUR CRUSADE! In March, 2011, I wrote a blog post for Eating Disorders Online entitled, Dear Michelle, about Michelle Obama’sLet’s Move Campaign.  In my article, I referenced  Paul Campos’ piece in the Daily Beast where … Continue reading

21. October 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, HAES®, Obesity, Size Acceptance, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

BEDAzzled!




I just returned from presenting at the BEDA conference in Bethesda, Maryland.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with BEDA it is the Binge Eating Disorders Association and was founded by Chevese Turner in June, 2008 with the organization’s … Continue reading

15. March 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders | Tags: , , , , | 6 comments

The Circle Game*




“And the seasons they go round and round…” As spring approaches I find myself thinking about the cyclical nature of life.  This isn’t very deep or profound; the circular pattern of the seasons is a topic of contemplation, poetry, and … Continue reading

03. March 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, Size Acceptance | Tags: , , , , | 5 comments

No Ifs, Ands, or Buts




Welcome to Weight Stigma Awareness week and my monthly blog post for the FFF website is the place to go to read my thoughts about how language contributes to weight stigma. No Ifs, Ands, or Buts.  Dr. Deah kicks off … Continue reading

24. September 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders | Leave a comment

The Narwhal Factor Revisited




You know the phenomenon.  It’s the thing that happens when you first learn about something or someone.  Perhaps it is a new word. Then over the next week or so EVERYWHERE you go…voila!  The word you just learned is in … Continue reading

16. September 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , | 8 comments

Your Body or Your Life




I am mesmerized by the human brain.  The old Euell Gibbons (or was it Marlin Perkins?) Mutual of Omaha cliches about the “wonders and miracles of nature” do not even come close to describing the remarkable capabilities of what some … Continue reading

09. September 2012 by drdeah
Categories: BEDA, Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, NAAFA, Suicide Prevention, Weight Stigma | Tags: , | 9 comments

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