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Diabetes & Mental Health

Diabetes and Depression
Learn about depression and take a depression self-assessment test.
Symptoms of Depression
Are Persons with Diabetes at Greater Risk for Depression?
Diabetes and Depression Facts
Treatment for Depression (Medication, Therapy)
Herbal Supplementation
Some Interesting Study Findings

Mental Health Studies & Research

Eating Disorders (from "Disorders Associated with Diabetes" Section)
Section 1
An Overview of Eating Disorders
Bulimia:  The Feelings Disorder
(Bingeing, Purging)
Serious Complications Are Associated with Eating Disorders
Insulin:  Misuse Can Be Addictive
Diabetes Management vs. Eating Disorders:  Much in Common
(How do you know if a person is simply exercising rigid control in their diabetes management or has an eating disorder? Warning signs to look for)
Section 2
Diagnostic Criteria for Anorexia Nervosa
Diagnostic Criteria for Bulimia Nervosa
Diagnostic Criteria for Binge Eating Disorder
Control Issues:  The Heart of the Matter
How Parents Can Help Prevent Eating Disorders
(Learn Coping Skills, Give Back Control, Be A Grownup,  Ease Up, Accentuate the Positive, Get Counseling, Join a Support Group, Get Involved with Diabetes Activities in Your Community
Section 3
Treatment Begins with Acceptance
Eating Disorder Glossary (Simplified)
Recovery Programs
(Links to Resources)

Stress Management  (From our "Diabetes Lifestyles" Section)
Diabetes and stress
Stress management techniques 



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