Tag Archives: Family

Feeding Your Family on a Tight Budget

Larger text sizeLarge text sizeRegular text size Why Can it Be Hard to Feed a Family? Everyone needs enough nutritious food to live a healthy life. But many people can’t get it all the time. This can happen for different reasons, like: not having enough money to buy food being unemployed not having an easy… Read More »

Family therapy for anorexia

Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 2009, 18, 159-173. The first 10 should be weekly, with the next 10 scheduled to suit you. This is more likely if your weight has been low for a year or more in children and young people, family therapy for anorexia 2 years or more in adults.… Read More »

‘How can he hear you but not me?’ Hearing loss tested my family in surprising ways

The first sign of illness in my Uncle Bob was his swollen, curled hands­­—the mark of rheumatoid arthritis. Then, not long after, type 2 diabetes.  For a veteran and longtime auto mechanic, these illnesses in and of themselves were life changing. His wife and two children rallied around him, endlessly patient with a man who was… Read More »

Can anorexia run in the family

By comparing eating disordered families to a psychiatric population, it is possible to separate factors specific to eating disorder pathology from factors related to family distress alone. People with eating disorders can be underweight, normal weight or overweight. Individuals don’t choose to have an eating disorder. While the research has been unable to paint an… Read More »