“For many of us, food is a lot more than just fuel for the engine. It’s our mother’s warm embrace in times of pain, our father’s solid shoulder when feeling shaken, our comfort blanket when it’s freezing winter outside. For many of us, food equals love. Yet, it is not about the food at all!”
Excerpt from “Mental Health Digest“, November 2014
“When Food Equals Love”
by Mihaela Bernard, MA, LCPC
The most common disturbances in eating are:
- Other eating disturbances such as eating non-food objects, pica.