People engage in binge eating primarily because of pain, emotional pain. The extent of this pain can be as vast and diverse as the people themselves. A man may have been seriously neglected or abused by his mother as a young child; a woman may have experienced a sexual assault as a college student. Read More about “”…
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Eating Disorder Hope™ offers education, support, and inspiration to eating disorder sufferers, their loved ones, and eating disorders treatment providers. Eating Disorder Hope™ resources include articles on eating disorder treatment options, support groups, recovery tools and more. Whether an individual struggles with bulimia, anorexia, body image distortion, or binge-eating disorders, Eating Disorder Hope™ can help.
Eating Disorder Hope™ promotes ending eating disordered behavior, embracing life and pursuing recovery from anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and other eating disorders. Our mission is to foster appreciation of one’s uniqueness and value in the world, unrelated to appearance, achievement or applause.
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Helping You Find Eating Disorder Treatment
The search for eating disorder treatment is overwhelming, but critically important. Whether facing anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder, beginning treatment with a professional who specializes in eating disorders is vital to successful recovery.
After hearing about this problem from not only patients and families, but also other clinical professionals, Eating Disorder Hope launched the Eating Disorder Treatment Centers Directory, the Eating Disorder Therapist & Specialist Directory and the Featured Eating Disorder Centers pages. The resources in these directories can help you explore and compare treatment and recovery options, including outpatient, inpatient and residential treatment providers.
Eating Attitudes Test (EAT-26)Take the EAT-26
The EAT-26 is the most widely cited standardized self-report screening measure that may be able to help you determine if you have an eating disorder that needs professional attention. The EAT-26 is not designed to make a diagnosis of an eating disorder or to take the place of a professional diagnosis or consultation. The EAT-26 is free to users (www.eat-26.com). Take the EAT-26 now and get immediate and anonymous feedback:
Garner et al. (1982). The Eating Attitudes Test: Psychometric features and clinical correlates. Psychological Medicine, 12, 871-878.
Garner & Garfinkel. (1979). The Eating Attitudes Test: Psychometric features and clinical correlates. Psychological Medicine, 12, 871-878
Page last updated July 30 , 2014
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