August 25, 2014

7:38 PM | Unpacking Recovery Part 3: Can Patients Imagine Recovery?
Today I have the distinct pleasure of writing about one of my favourite articles about eating disorder recovery by Malson et al. (2011) exploring how inpatients talk about eating disorder recovery. I have personally found this article to be very helpful in understanding some of the difficulties of understanding and achieving recovery in our social context. As Malson and colleagues explain (and as we’ve established), eating disorder recovery is elusive. Often, poor prognosis is described […]

Malson H, Bailey L, Clarke S, Treasure J, Anderson G & Kohn M (2011). Un/imaginable future selves: a discourse analysis of in-patients' talk about recovery from an 'eating disorder'., European eating disorders review : the journal of the Eating Disorders Association, 19 (1) 25-36. PMID:


August 22, 2014

4:52 PM | The Impact of Environment on Epigenetics and Metal Health
Bulimia Nervosa, a well-known eating disorder is commonly characterized by recurrent binge-eating, subsequent compensatory behaviors, and body image obsession. In addition to these common symptoms, some individuals with BN also suffer from other disorders such as mood fluctuations, anxiety, substance abuse, and personality problems. However, other individuals do not. Due ... The post The Impact of Environment on Epigenetics and Metal Health appeared first on EpiBeat.

August 07, 2014

2:00 PM | Why I Love Mistakes
Don’t get me wrong. I don’t love making mistakes. But I love mistakes themselves. Mistakes are great mentors. I usually hate mistakes when I’ve just made one (especially if other people notice) but then I start learning whatever cool new lesson it has to teach me, and everything shifts. At that point, I fall a […]
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