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What can I do to ensure she stops visiting them and that she is not taking the content of these sites as fact?
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False. This is perhaps the most widespread misconception about eating disorders and may be one of the reasons many disordered eating conditions go undiagnosed, according to Dr. Holly Agostino, a specialist in Adolescent Medicine at the Montreal Children’s Hospital.
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Anxiety, depression, stress, self-injury, suicide… these are not words that we like to associate with young people. In this issue, we have a number of articles that focus on these emotional difficulties, which unfortunately are not limited to the adults among us.

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“When negative thoughts about body image get so overwhelming and distressing that they interfere with a child’s or teen’s daily functioning, that should be a red flag that something more is going on,” says Dr. Holly Agostino, a specialist in Adolescent Medicine at the Montreal Children’s Hospital.
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Body image is a struggle for any average teenager, but when concerns about appearance, dieting, exercise and weight loss become all-consuming, they can lead to the development of eating disorders.
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All of us, from time to time, have experienced moments in which a little voice inside our head manages to put us down and make us feel less than perfect. For individuals who have eating disorders, that voice is repetitive and all consuming.
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The Montreal Children's Hospital helps teens wise up about healthy eating

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One day you realize that the little boy who played with miniature cars is asking you if he can get a driver’s licence – or the little girl who played with dolls wants you to meet her boyfriend. It’s a fact that your child is becoming a teenager! Here is some helpful advice to help you get through this important, yet sometimes difficult stage of life.

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How to cope with an aching teen

Children and Anxiety
Some types of anxiety are normal in childhood, such as anxiety in the presence of a stranger; separation anxiety, which occurs between 18 months and 3 years of age; fear of monsters, which appears around 4 to 6 years; and phobias (irrational fears of objects or situations), which are common and disappear on their own.

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From the time our children are born food is paramount. From establishing a good breastfeeding regimen, or preparing meals to learning about eating disorders, as parents we rise to the occasion. Here are a few articles to guide you through these important challenges.

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