Effects of Childhood Trauma – Alexithymia, Depression and Binge Eating

  One possible effect of significant childhood trauma, according to recent research, is a condition known as ALEXITHYMIA; it is closely linked to clinical depression and eating disorders. Let’s look at the main symptoms of alexithymia. According to Taylor et al, 1990, they are as follows: 1) Problems identifying one’s own emotions and those of […]

Trauma Leading to Dysfunctional Eating Behaviour

  People who have suffered childhood trauma, and, as a result, have gone on to develop mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression and borderline personality disorder (BPD) have, statistically, worse PHYSICAL health, on average, than those who are mentally well. One reason for this, although there are many) is that both the sufferer and their […]