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How and Why of Binge Eating Disorder Treatment

February 4, 2016

Contributor: Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC. CEO @ Addiction Hope Most Common Eating Disorder Binge eating disorder (BED) is the most common eating disorder in the US and it affects 3.5% of women and 2 % of men. {1} In fact, […]

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Specific Challenges Facing Military Children

January 31, 2016

Contributor: Sara Newhard, LMFT, Therapist, Eating Disorder Program Coordinator, Timberline Knolls Adolescence, with all its emotional, physical and cognitive changes, is difficult at the best of times. However, a specific segment of the population, namely children of those in the […]

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Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy: Tools for Mitigating Fear

January 31, 2016

Contributor: Rachel Wood, Ph.D. PSY, Executive Director of Admissions and Business Relations Center For Discovery Anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) often co-occur with eating disorders. The eating disorder behaviors, in part fueled by an intense fear of weight gain, […]

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Effectiveness of EMDR Treatment for the Pediatric Patient Dealing with Trauma

January 31, 2016

Contributor: Jennifer Rollin, MSW, LGSW, writer for Eating Disorder Hope According to The American Psychological Association, “trauma is an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape or natural disaster. Immediately after the event, shock and denial are […]

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Orthorexia in the College Student

January 31, 2016

Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope For many students, college is a time to explore new ways of living and being, as individuals develop their autonomy and independence. College is also a […]

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Compulsive Exercise In the College Athlete

January 31, 2016

Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Collegiate sports are often quite demanding on the student athlete, demanding not only excellence in physical performance, but the need to juggle a demanding schedule with […]

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Putting a Career on Hold to Seek Eating Disorder Treatment in Middle-Age

January 31, 2016

Contributor: Jennifer Rollin, MSW, LGSW, writer for Eating Disorder Hope A common misperception regarding eating disorders-is that they only impact Caucasian, female, adolescents. However, eating disorders do not discriminate based upon factors such as age, race, social class, or gender. […]

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Setting New “Traditions” for a Family Going Through the ED Recovery Process

January 31, 2016

Contributor: Dr. Gregory Jantz, Founder of The Center • A Place of HOPE and author of 28 books on behavioral and mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and others. Eating disorders are serious business. They are one of […]

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Losing a Spouse and the Influence of Eating Disorders in the Elderly Adult

January 31, 2016

Contributor: Jennifer Rollin, MSW, LGSW, writer for Eating Disorder Hope Eating disorders are commonly stereotyped, as being illnesses that only affect adolescents-however this is entirely false. The reality is that eating disorders do not discriminate based on age, gender, social […]

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Stress-Related Factors that Influence Eating Disorder Development in the College-Aged Student

January 31, 2016

Contributor: Jennifer Rollin, MSW, LGSW, writer for Eating Disorder Hope College-aged students are particularly vulnerable when it comes to the development of eating disorders. [1] This makes perfect sense, as there are many added pressures and stressors that the transition […]

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