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Eating Disorders

Articles, Videos and treatment options for Eating Disorders

The term "eating disorder" encompasses a wide variety of abnormal behaviors that can present in a number of clinical pictures. One of the most basic ways to define "eating disorder" is as a cluster of abnormal eating habits associated with deranged thoughts or negative feelings. To define "eating disorder" adequately both psychological and clinical symptoms must be addressed.

Our overview of eating disorders can be found here. For the latest content, scroll down and select from the list.

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Sometimes people who are eating healthy foods start or continue to put on weight. It can be frustrat...
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When eating disorder (ED) programs initially focus on a patient’s weight gain the purpose is, natur...
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A healthy body image is realistic and accepting, based in the knowledge that human bodies come in a...
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This October people will be gathering in Washington D.C. to advocate for better prevention and more...
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One way to spark healthy eating habits is making our meals an adventure. We can do this by trying un...
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This past July, new legislation designed to aid people with eating disorders was submitted by a grou...
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According to a new research study from the University of South Hampton and the Solent NHS Trust, wom...
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In May of this year, the Academy for Eating Disorders, with input from other eating disorder organiz...
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Parents without a high degree of health literacy could influence negative behaviors in their childre...
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When watching for signs of an eating disorder in yourself or someone you care about, extra considera...