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          Deadly Thin

          February 25, 2008

          Imagine standing in front of a mirror and seeing an obese person staring back at you. Now imagine that this person looking back at you actually weighs only 60 pounds. Dr. Phil takes a look inside the mind of an anorexic and bulimic 28-year-old named Aimee. Can she reverse her downward spiral before it’s too late? To help handle this extreme case, he calls on The Doctors: Lisa Masterson an OBGYN; family therapist Dr. Tara Fields; pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears; plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon; and E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork.



          Teen Obesity
          Dr. Phil and The Doctors tackle a big topic: teen obesity. Why is this epidemic on the rise, and are parents to blame for their kids’ expanding waistlines?

          “If you develop fat as a kid, you’re going to fight it the rest of your life.”



          Deadly Disorder
          Meet Aimee, who has been anorexic and bulimic for 15 years. At times her binges are so out of control, she’ll steal food from grocery stores or go through the garbage just to get food in her mouth, but then purges it all up minutes later.

          “I see myself as very fat, very ugly.”



          A Dark Secret
          Today, Aimee’s life hangs in the balance. But what brought her to this point? Could a painful secret be the force that set her on this path of self-destruction?


          “I’d scratch my arms until they bled, just trying to numb out all the pain.”



          Coming Back from the Brink
          The Doctors weigh in on how Aimee can turn her disease around. Plus, Dr. Phil invites an inspirational former guest to share her story and offers Aimee the challenge of a lifetime, if she will only take it.

          Can Aimee give up enough control to accept Dr. Phil’s offer of help?

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          Know a “Bad Bride”?

          Are you a bridesmaid under pressure to look “perfect?” Is the bride demanding that all her bridesmaids lose weight and get into shape before the big day?

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          Know Someone Refusing to Act Their Age?

          Is your son or daughter a moocher and refusing to grow up? Is your loved one having a midlife crisis or wearing inappropriate clothing?

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          At War with Mom?

          Do you feel she is your worst enemy? Can you not believe you are related to someone you dislike so much?

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          Is a Narcissist Ruining Your Life?

          Do you suspect your partner/ family member to be a narcissist? Do they behave in a way that leaves you confused, distressed and fearful?

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          Fighting Over A Family-Run Business?

          Are you part owner in a family business and feel like you don’t get your fair share of profits?

          Help & Resources

          Find Treatment Centers and Therapists!

          Check out the mental health treatment programs that have assisted Dr. Phil guests.

          Feeding America

          Learn how you can help feed a child this summer.

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