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Sharing Global Hope for Eating Disorder Recovery

June 20, 2017

When battling an eating disorder, it is easy to feel hopeless. This is especially true in areas of the world where eating disorders are especially stigmatized, or where there might be limited access to quality resources. Sharing hope for eating […]

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Susan Kleinman

The Deeper Side of Eating Disorders

June 19, 2017

Susan, MA, ADTR, NCC, is dance/movement therapist for residential and outpatient services at The Renfrew Center of Florida. She is a trustee of the Marian Chace Foundation, a past President of the American Dance Therapy Association and a past Chair […]

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Diabetes and Eating Disorders: Examining the Dangers of Diabulimia

June 19, 2017

Contributor: Margherita Mascolo, MD, Medical Director, ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health In light of discussions on medical complications of eating disorders, today I wanted to bring attention to diabulimia and its multiple complications. Diabulimia refers to the […]

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Effective Treatments for Managing PTSD and Eating Disorders

June 17, 2017

Contributor: By Rachael Clauson, MAAT, Eating Disorder Specialist, Timberline Knolls There are countless factors in a person’s life that may contribute to the development of an eating disorder, and these factors can be felt at any age and at any […]

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Overview of International Advocacy Work

June 16, 2017

In the eating disorder field, there are several international associations of clinicians and treatment professionals that work together to advance education, treatment and research. Two of the best known international organizations are the International Association for Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp) […]

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BED Statistics and Treatment Outcomes

June 15, 2017

When it comes to eating disorders, more individuals are affected by binge eating disorder (BED) than anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa combined [1]. In fact, BED is more common than illnesses like HIV, breast cancer, and schizophrenia, with research studies […]

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Overview of Maudsley Model from the United Kingdom

June 15, 2017

The Maudsley Model, otherwise known as family-based treatment, is a therapeutic technique that involves the family in the refeeding and recovery process. This was developed in London by Dr. Daniel Le Grange and Dr. James Lock. Initially, it was solely […]

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Caring For a Spouse in Eating Disorder Recovery While Frequently Traveling Abroad

June 13, 2017

Eating disorder recovery is challenging for many reasons. Eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder, are chronic by nature and require constant vigilance and dedication to the healing process in order to maintain recovery for the long-term. […]

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Portraits of an Eating Disorder

June 12, 2017

I can’t recall how many times I’ve made the following statement, “You can’t tell if someone has an eating disorder just by looking at them.” Honestly, as I write it yet again, I feel exhausted. I think back to the […]

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The Importance of International Collaboration Among Eating Disorder Professionals

June 11, 2017

Eating disorders are complex and affect every area of the body and mind. It is imperative that there be a treatment team of professionals working together to help manage your care, particularly if you are traveling or moving internationally. When […]

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