This week we begin a new series on PTSD among women veterans. My guest is Ruth Moore, who tells the story of being sexually assaulted by her commanding officer in the Navy. She describes a chilling scenario in which she is ostracized and punished for seeking help, and feels she can trust no one on the remote overseas base where she is stationed. Eventually she finds a way to escape, but as she explains, there are thousands of other young soldiers who are not as fortunate.
An interview with Dr. Vincent Felitti about his groundbreaking work discovering the high prevalence of child sexual abuse among those who are obese. In his clinic 55% of patients coming in for treatment of obesity had histories of child abuse. When the patients were asked, it turned out that obesity was a form of solution [Read more…]
An interview with Episcopal priest, Margaret Bullitt-Jonas about her experience of food addiction. [Read more…]
An Interview with psychotherapist Jean Fain about self-compassion for chronic dieters. [Read more…]
An Interview with nutritionist and family therapist, Ellyn Satter about the feeding relationship between parent and child. [Read more…]