Orthorexia Nervosa: Classification

By Johanna Fee, Orthorexia nervosa is an eating behavior. It is an obsession of eating only foods deemed ‘biologically pure’ or ‘healthy’. It includes severe limitation of diet, coupled with obsessive thoughts about food consumption, and can lead to social isolation. [1] This issue may be augmented by current trends in health and diet such [...]

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Cardiovascular Disease and Mental Health

By Kenzie MacDonald,   According to Dr. Hans Selye, the ‘Father’ of stress research, stress is a nonspecific reaction of the body to any demand upon it1. Stress can be a positive or beneficial response that facilitates adaptation and stimulates development2. Positive stress is often perceived to be within our coping abilities, short-lived, stimulates motivation [...]

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Bell Let’s Talk – An Incredible Initiative

By Daniel Lithwick, Facts (from Bell Let’s Talk website) - more can be seen at: Bell Let's Talk Website -       2 in 3 people suffer in silence fearing judgment and rejection – Canadian Medical Association -       1 in 5 Canadians will experience a form of mental illness at some point in their life – Canadian [...]

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