A National Directory of Drug Treatment Centers and Alcohol Treatment Centers, Therapists and Specialists. A free, simple directory providing assistance and guidance for those seeking help regarding alcohol addiction, drug addiction, dependency and many other conditions that affect the mind, body and soul.
Call 800-580-9104 to speak with an alcohol or drug abuse counselor.
Warning signs of eating disorder
Eating disorder is largely related to the psychological disturbances that occur in a person. There are two main categories of eating disorder namely, anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. The people with anorexia nervosa are very much concerned about their looks and carry a fear of weight gain thus avoiding intake of food. On the contrary, people suffering with bulimia nervosa indulge in over intake of food and then remove it from the body with the help of various methods like using laxatives, or by regurgitation. Both these types of eating disorder have a serious effect on the person leading to medical complications. Eating disorder is usually difficult to detect but listed below are some of the possible warning signs of eating disorder.
The people suffering from anorexia eating disorder have a greater obsession towards calories, food and fat grams. These people are very low on their self-esteem with feeling of over weighted when being normal. These people are on dieting most of the time and lose weight significantly. Girls with this disorder experience a lack of menstrual periods.
The biggest warning sign of bulimia eating disorder is the excessive or the uncontrollable eating habit of an individual. The other warning signs include vomiting, fasting and use of laxatives or diuretics to lose weight.
People suffering from any of the two eating disorder experience depression or mood swings becoming more aggressive in nature. These people are at a higher risk of undertaking drugs, alcohol or indulging in crimes and other illegal activities.
Drug addiction is a fatal practice spreading among the teenagers worldwide. The drug addiction is ruining the future on any addict and contributing to the destruction of the morale of the society. Therefore, it is very necessary to undertake the teen drug rehabilitation and its importance needs to be spread among the people, making them….
Alcoholism, like many addictions, is a disease of reinforcement. When you take drugs or alcohol, you feel better and when you stop drinking, you miss the feeling. By this same mechanism, the people you associate with can start to reinforce your drinking behavior. Even though, for many, alcoholism ends up being a disease of solitude….
Many people have features of an addictive personality. They heed the call to the “pleasure center,” located in the frontal lobe of the brain. As many individuals yield to the urges and cravings of the pleasure center, negative beliefs and behaviors reinforce the need to continue self-defeating addictive patterns. Beneath the addiction, one finds personality….
Richard started drinking a few glasses of red wine in the evening to relax and pass the time. But gradually a couple of glasses turned into a bottle – and then two. Without realising it Richard, a 51-year-old professional, was soon drinking 126 units a week – four and a half times more than the….
Co-occurring disorders, as the name suggests are the type of disorders that occur again. These disorders are mostly related to mental health problems and therefore the chance of the disorders affecting again is high in the patients who suffer mental imbalance or have self destructive tendencies or are impulsive in their behavior. The co-occurring….