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Prevalence & Features of Eating Disorders in Males – Part 5

May 29, 2018

Exposure-Based Therapy & Eating Disorders – Functional Assessment Below are a few different treatment steps that we use in implementing Exposure-Based Therapy. First is the Functional Assessment. This is very important as it kicks off treatment and gets things started […]

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Prevalence & Features of Eating Disorders in Males – Part 4

May 29, 2018

Exposure-Based Therapy & Eating Disorders – Overview It has, really, only been in the last two or three decades that we’ve done some work looking at unique applications of Exposure-Based Therapy in the context of eating disorders. The good news […]

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Prevalence & Features of Eating Disorders in Males – Part 3

May 29, 2018

Exposure-Based Therapy I’m going to now walk you through step-by-step of how we implement what is called Exposure-Based Therapy in the treatment of males with eating disorders. Let’s start with a brief overview of Exposure-Based Therapy, for those of you […]

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Males with Eating Disorders

Prevalence & Features of Eating Disorders in Males – Part 2

May 25, 2018

Psychopathology & Treatment of Eating Disorders in Males When we look at some of the co-occurring psychopathologies in males and comparing that to females, let’s first look at what we know the national trends are in comorbidity rates in eating […]

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New Approach to Body Image

May 22, 2018

Thoughts can be very powerful, especially obsessive thoughts that surface over and over again. With an eating disorder, thoughts about body image may be the most frequent throughout the day.

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Man Researching Dieting and Weighing Ourselves On His Tablet

Can Dieting and Weighing Ourselves too Much be Dangerous?

May 22, 2018

We have all read magazines about certain celebrities or even models, who are going on the next ‘Craze diet.’ Do you ever wonder why they are dieting in the first place?

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Many faces of an eating disorder

The Many Faces of an Eating Disorder

May 11, 2018

The thoughts associated with an eating disorder (ED) tend to be intrusive, obsessive, and rigid. These thoughts can even develop a whole separate identity. Viewing an ED through this lens can help people separate themselves..

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Males with Eating Disorders

Prevalence & Features of Eating Disorders in Males – Part 1

May 11, 2018

As a clinical psychologist and supervisor of eating disorder services with Rogers Behavioral Health, we’re very fortunate to

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Woman struggling with Orthorexia

Self-Assessment of Orthorexia

April 30, 2018

Orthorexia is an obsessive and unhealthy fixation with healthy eating. It is not listed as an official diagnosis or classified in the DSM-V. In 1998, the term “orthorexia” was coined. It is defined as “an obsession with proper or ‘healthful’ eating.” […]

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Do I Have Binge Eating Disorder?

April 27, 2018

Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is a type of eating disorder that can easily effect anyone. The range of severity varies, but it can affect both men and women and individuals of any age. Unfortunately, BED is often seen in people […]

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