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How Can Teachers & Coaches Help to Prevent Eating Disorders?

Teacher on the whiteboard Students who have participated in sports tend to experience positive effects such as healthier lifestyles, enhanced skills in teamwork, improved discipline and decision-making skills [1]. However, can a coach or teacher play a key roll in eating disorder prevention? Sports environments, however, can increase the risk of eating disorders among some students. Coaches and teachers [...]
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Is Eating Disorder Prevention Possible? What Measures Can Be Taken?

Stop hands in treatment Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Director of Content and Social Media at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope For anyone who has encountered an eating disorder, either personally or through a loved one, the painful consequences that come with these psychiatric illnesses are gravely understood. Eating disorders are not diseases of vanity nor are these illnesses [...]
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Qualifications of Researchers Investigating Eating Disorders

Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Researches who devote their time, efforts, and energy to the investigation and understanding of eating disorders are opening a world of possibilities and advancement for treatment, awareness, and prevention. Researchers investigating eating disorders may come from a diverse background, educational perspective, [...]
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Are Eating Disorders Preventable? What Does Research Tell Us?

Young woman needing Treatment For ARFID Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Eating disorders are complex diseases that can be difficult to understand and put the pieces together. Having an eating disorder often means also having a multitude of questions that often go unanswered; such as how did the eating disorder develop? What [...]
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