Colleen's theory of how genetics and environment interact to trigger EDs
from the thread "Neuroplasticity and the hope of full recovery"
"At a very basic level the neural pathway that says "prey" gets mixed up with the neural pathway that says "predator.""
Charlotte's explanation of mental illness as crossed-wiring in the brain. From the thread "Neuroplasticity and the hope of full recovery"
"The 'control issue'...Sufferers feel the iron grip of this control and assume that it is their own creation"
AnnieK explains why she thinks sufferers feel ED as a 'control issue'
"This is where the importance of parental involvement in treatment becomes obvious to me. We know our children intimately. We are on the ground treating this and we can rely on instinct to gauge what is a problem and what is not."