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EDITORIAL: On the Stigma of Eating Disorders

By Tam News Staff May 27, 2014

Aspects of media and our society have contributed to the impression that all eating disorders stem solely from negative body image or “feeling fat." Along with this, there is also the expectation that...

Body and Mind: Understanding Eating Disorders

Body and Mind: Understanding Eating Disorders

By Bridget Lowry & Mae Puckett May 27, 2014

“The first time my mom realized that something was wrong was when I came home from school and I fainted on the porch. She was like, ‘Okay, let’s take you to the doctor.’ So that’s how it all...

Suffering In Secret: The Causes and Effects of Eating Disorders at Tam

Suffering In Secret: The Causes and Effects of Eating Disorders at Tam

By Camille Kaufman May 22, 2011

Julie’s Mom had made pasta for dinner that night. After excusing herself, Julie walked nervously upstairs, harsh thoughts racing through her head. At the end of the hallway, she turned into her room...

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