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Seeking help for an eating disorder

In this video Patricia Bos explains why someone with an eating disorder does not seek help (in time). As a friend of someone with an eating disorder, you can also …

Did you know that….

Did you know that … Katy Perry suffered from depression in the past? Young people prefer to talk to friends, parents or caregiver about their problems, rather than talk to …

How to recognise an eating disorder?

In this video Patricia Bos uses a signs chart to explain how you can recognise an eating disorder. You can see the signs chart via this link. Which signs from …

How depressed are you?

Not every dip is depression. If you think you may have depression, you can do a depression self-test, for instance via this link. Note: a test like this is not …

Causes of an eating disorder

Below you can find several causes that can contribute to developing an eating disorder. Maybe the causes you just mentioned are in this list as well: When there is a …

Romy tells about her eating disorder

Welcome to the steps about eating disorders! We will start with Romy’s personal story. During her teens, Romy suffered from eating disorders. In this video she talks about how these …

The three most common eating disorders

We will explain what the three most common eating disorders are. These are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. Anorexia nervosa (anorexia) When you have anorexia, you eat …

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most young people do not think negatively about peers with mental health problems stress is just as harmful to your health as smoking or drinking girls suffer more from mental …

What is good mental health?

As you have just seen, young people have different views on what good mental health is. Mental health is not easy to describe because it consists of different aspects. Here …

Welcome

We would like to welcome you to this course Young People and Their Mental Health! This course has been developed by people from the University Medical Center Groningen, University of …