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12 ideas for managing eating disorders during Thanksgiving and Christmas

November 23rd, 2005

The period from Thanksgiving through New Year’s can present unique challenges for people with eating disorders such as anorexia, bulemia, or binge eating. Family gatherings, parties, and other holiday activities often revolve around food and social settings which can trigger negative feelings and behaviors.

This list from the University of Pennsylvania Office of Health Education provides some suggestions for positive steps to help people with eating disorders during the holiday season.

Link: Twelve Ideas to Help those with Eating Disorders Negotiate Thanksgiving and Christmas (University of Pennsylvania)

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