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Tag: Body Image

OCD and Eating Disorders

Diagnostic similarities and differences between OCD and eating disorders are discussed by Kimberley Quinlan, MFT, Clinical Director of the OCD Center of Los Angeles.

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My Life with OCD

The impact of OCD and related anxiety based disorders on the family is often overlooked. In this multi-part series, we present first-hand accounts of the ongoing impact of OCD, BDD, and Bipolar Disorder on one man and his family, as told to Elizabeth Kassel, MSW, of the OCD Center of Los Angeles.

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Binge Eating Disorder / Compulsive Overeating and Its Treatment

Binge Eating Disorder, also known as ‘”compulsive overeating”, can perhaps best be described as a condition in which one periodically consumes extremely large amounts of food. Kimberley Quinlan, MFT, Clinical Director of the OCD Center of Los Angeles, discusses Binge Eating Disorder and its treatment with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

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Latisse and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

The drug Latisse is prescribed to lengthen eyelashes, but it has significant, under-reported side effects. This raises two questions – is Latisse safe, and does its marketing exploit women’s body image concerns?

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