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Baby Boomer Addictions: Stop Emotional Overeating

Experts say nearly 36% of baby boomers are obese and emotional overeating may play a role. This behavior includes eating binges or grazing, preoccupation with reducing diets, starving, laxative or diuretic abuse, inducing vomiting after eating, chewing and spitting out food, fantasies about food and a constant preoccupation with food. Many emotional overeaters use food as a reward or comfort, says Tricia Greaves of The Nelson Center for Emotional Healing.

5 Bizarre Eating Disorders

Learn about these 5 bizarre eating disorders. Here are 5 bizarre eating disorders:Number 5 - Number 5 - Coprophagia. The act of ingesting feces. Yes, you heard it right, feces. Many animals are known to practice this but it's also been observed in some humans who usually suffered from psychiatric illnesses. Consuming feces can lead to health issues such as intestinal parasites, diarrhea, and many blood-borne diseases.Number 4 - Trichophagia. It is a disorder in which a person ingests hair.

Stop Trying To Be Happy

Full Segment: Could our pursuit of happiness actually be making us miserable? Would we be happier if we learned to enjoy uncertainty, embrace insecurity, and even value death?

The Negative Path To Happiness

Could our pursuit of happiness actually be making us miserable? Would we be happier if we learned to enjoy uncertainty, embrace insecurity, and even value death?

Anorexic, Bulimic and Near Death: Victim Shares Story

Sharing her story with media for the first time, Heather Bowman, treated at a local center, opens up about the eating disorders and sexual abuse that haunts her past. By Ann Zevely and Deanne Goodman

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Defined

Learn about obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) in children and adults.

Men Get Postpartum Too

Postpartum depression is known as experienced by moms, but more than 10% of new dads experience paternal postpartum depression. Now there's help & hope for "sad dads."

Seasonal Affective Disorder Symptoms Explained

Do you feel down in the dumps during fall and winter? E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork and chief medical officer of Pfizer Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall explain it may be a type of depression called seasonal affective disorder.

How to Understand People's Dreams

iVillage Emotional Wellness expert Gail Saltz, MD, explains that the images in our dreams represent our fears and wishes--but the meaning is very individual. When you dream of a hat, it may mean something entirely different.

The Best Remedy For Stress

There's a lot that can stress us out -- work, relationships, money. Psychiatrist Gail Saltz weighs in on how to keep calm when things get stirred up.

When People Worry Too Much

Do you constantly ask "What if?" Worrying too often can turn an anxiety disorder, which can affect your relationships and cause health problems like headaches and back pain.

DELETE Living In Fear Of Another Diagnosis, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, describes how we can cope with the recurring effects of a cancer diagnosis. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

How Pets Help Mood, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Ever wonder if you getting a new puppy really would make you happy? Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, describes how pets can have a positive influence on our health. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Getting Through The Holidays After The Loss Of A Child, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Losing a child can be one of the most traumatic things in life. Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, advises us on how to handle the holiday season after such a loss. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Help! My 13-Year-Old Daughter Is Cutting Herself!

If your kids are overachievers, you might be shocked to discover that they're suffering in silence. Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, describes how to handle self-mutilation, a visible and dangerous sign of mental health struggles. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Managing Stress, from Dr. Gail Saltz

In this busy, complicated modern day, life is rarely without stress. Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, details ways in which we can find a little bit of much-needed relaxation. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

How Do You Survive The Holidays When You Feel Alone? From Dr. Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, tells us how to survive the holiday season when you're still alone and everyone else is coupled. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Coping With A Child's Death, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, advises us on how to cope with the loss of child. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Getting Out Of A Manipulative Relationship, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, tells us how to get out of a manipulative relationship. It's harder than you think. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Women Should Put Their Own Health First

Being with your baby all day long can quickly satisfy all of your touch needs, leaving you in no mood for sex with your husband. iVillage's emotional wellness expert, psychiatrist Gail Saltz, explains how handing over some of the parenting responsibilities helps.

How to Handle Fear of Flying

iVillage's emotional wellness expert, psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz, talks about one of the most common phobias out there: the fear of flying. Though many cope with the fear by drinking the experience away or avoiding air travel altogether, flight...

The Signs Of Depression, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Estimates say that one in ten people will be depressed at some point in their lifetimes, but how do we know if it's happening to us? Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, identifies the key warning signs of depression. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Dealing With Loss and Depression, from Dr. Gail Saltz

How do you deal with depression? Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, gives us some insight into this all-too-common illness. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

The Truth About Caregiver Burnout, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Do you feel burnt out from taking care of an ailing family member? Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, explains that we need to take care of ourselves, in order to properly take care of others. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

All About Panic Attacks

You feel nauseous, sweaty, short of breath and, on top of it all, you're afraid you're about to lose it. But believe it or not, the worst part of a panic attack is the overwhelming fear that an attack is approaching. Dr. Gail Saltz, psychiatrist, explains the disorder.

Marlo Thomas With Dr.Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, gives us some advice on how do address the difficult emotional challenges in our life. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

The Effects of Suppressing Anger

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains that people who stifle anger are known to have distressed personalities. Learn how elevated cortisol levels can have deleterious effects on almost every organ in the body, as well as the nervous system and the immune system.

Are We All On The Autism Spectrum?

From Presidential candidates to Fortune 500 CEOs, we love to 'diagnose' people with autism or Aspergers, but do these diagnoses have any validity? Nancy Redd is joined by Dr. Paul Steinberg, Roberta Scherf, Michael John Carley and Benjamin Nugent to discuss.

How to Tell If You Are a Shop-a-Holic

Clinical psychologist featured on Oxygen's My Shopping Addiction, Dr. Ramani Durvasula, explains the signs of shopping addiction. Could they help you or someone you love?

Understanding Schizophrenia Mental Disorder

Common understanding of this mental disorder is often shaped by popular media. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman dispels the myths and explains schizophrenia.
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