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Published: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:28:40 +0000

 



Five Strategies for Managing Eating Disorder...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Dysfunctional thoughts have been implicated in the maintenance of problematic eating behaviors. Learn strategies to manage them and support recovery.



What Would It Be Like to Live for a Day as...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Learn what it's like to be anorexic in this fictional account of a person who's obsessing about weight, avoiding food, and exercising too much.



37 Positive Body Affirmations to Help You Fight...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Your body can do some amazing things, and it deserves your respect and love. These positive body affirmations can help you ward off negative thoughts.



Imagine What It Would Be Like to Spend the Day...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Learn what a day in the life is like for someone with bulimia nervosa in this fictional account of bingeing, purging and obsessing about food.



Can Cognitive-Behavior Therapy Treat Your...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

An overview of cognitive-behavioral therapy and its use in the treatment of eating disorders.



35 Potential Warning Signs of Anorexia

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Physical, behavioral and emotional symptoms and warning signs for anorexia nervosa.



7 Things You Don't Say to Someone with Anorexia...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

If you have a loved one struggling with an eating disorder, you want to be supportive. Learn the list of things that simply should not be said.



6 Ways to Stop the Binge-Purge Roller Coaster

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Use these six tactics to stop the binge-purge cycle. Disrupt the pattern of thoughts, emotions and behaviors most frequently associated with bulimia.



It's Now Easier to Be Diagnosed With an Eating...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Mental health professionals changed how they diagnose eating disorders as part of the DSM-V. Learn about the changes and what they could mean for you.



OSFED, the “Other” Eating Disorder

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorder or OSFED, formerly known as EDNOS (Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified) is less well known than anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.



How Is Anorexia Nervosa Diagnosed?

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

A summary of DSM-V criteria for Anorexia Nervosa



Should you externalize your (or your loved...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Externalizing the eating disorder stems from narrative therapy; a central tenet is that the person is not the problem, the problem is the problem.



Symptoms and Warning Signs of Bulimia

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Physical, behavioral and emotional symptoms and warning signs for bulimia nervosa.



What is Interpersonal Therapy for Eating...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Learn more about interpersonal therapy and how it works to help treat eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder.



What Factors Influence Whether You'll Fully...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Several factors influence whether you'll fully recover from anorexia nervosa. Learn what these factors are, and how they might affect your treatment.



Eating Disorder Diagnosis

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Getting an accurate diagnosis depends on the honesty of the person who may have an eating disorder. However, with accurate information, the diagnostic process is straightforward.



Meal Planning for Eating Disorder Recovery

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Meal planning is a critical skill for recovery from all eating disorders.



Understanding the Binge-Purge Cycle Is Your...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Many people who have bulimia suffer through multiple cycles of binging-and-purging. Understanding these cycles is the first step in stopping them.



Brain Starvation and Recovery in Anorexia Nervosa

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Recovery from AN requires weight restoration and nutritional rehabilitation. This must be prioritized over insight. Three recent studies on the brain illustrate why.



10 Things to Stop Doing if You Have an Eating...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

10 things you may be doing (but shouldn't be) if you have an eating disorder.



Medical Complications of Anorexia Nervosa

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Anorexia nervosa is a disease of self-starvation. The longer a person struggles with anorexia, the more likely he/she is to experience medical complications and potential death. Learn more about how anorexia affects the body.



Rumination Disorder Mainly Impacts the...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Rumination disorder, which affects mainly disabled children and adults, involves regurgitating swallowed food. Learn what help is available.



When a Loved One With Anorexia Does Not Believe...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

One of the most troublesome symptoms of anorexia nervosa and other restrictive eating disorders is the sufferer's belief that they are not ill.



If You Do These 4 Things, You May Have...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

To be officially diagnosed with binge-eating disorder, you must meet several criteria, including multiple episodes of binge-eating. Here's a list.



Eating Disorders, Periods, and Bone Health:...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Loss of menses during an eating disorder is a significant cause for concern that is best remedied by prompt weight restoration, normalization of eating behaviors, and sustained nutrition.



Meal Support in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

In growing recognition of the centrality of food and eating to the recovery process, an emerging trend is the provision of meal support in additional settings.



What Are Compensatory Behaviors in People with...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

When you have an eating disorder, anything you do to relieve the guilt of eating is considered a 'compensatory behavior.' Learn why this is important.



Journaling Topics for Eating Disorders

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Journaling can be an essential part of recovery from an eating disorder. Here are five topics to get you started or tackle a case of writer's blcok.



Do You Obsess About Eating Healthy? You Could...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Most people want to eat healthy, but focusing on it to the point where it interferes with your life may mean you have symptoms of orthorexia nervosa.



It's Tempting to Blame the Media for Eating...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Social media, fashion magazines and TV have an impact on eating disorders. Learn what the research shows, and how much the media may increase risk.



The Influence of Abuse and Trauma on Eating...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Research shows that many people suffering from an eating disorder have also experienced abuse and/or trauma in their past.



5 Quick Tips to Improve Your Body Image

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

An Eating Disorder Specialist Shares Five Strategies for Improving Body Image



A History and Description of Orthorexia Nervosa

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Orthorexia is an obsession with healthy eating that escalates over time and may cause significant health risks.



The Case Against Dieting

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

For many people, dieting is or has been a part of life for most of their lives. While this might be a common place for some, here are 5 reasons not to diet.



The Battle Between Your Healthy Self & Your...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Many therapists, treatment centers, and recovery books describe eating disorders as a separate 'self' or by externalizing it. This allows sufferers to begin making sense of the eating disorder and who they are without it. Learn more about how to decipher what's an eating disorder thought and what's a healthy, rational thought.



Can Dialectical Behavior Therapy Help Treat...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Dialectical behavior therapy, a type of psychotherapy, may help people with binge-eating disorder and bulimia. Learn what's involved in the therapy.



Treatment of Eating Disorders

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

An overview of both outpatient and inpatient treatment of eating disorders.



Anorexia Nervosa in Individuals of Higher Weights

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Restrictive eating disorders, those characterized by dietary restriction or weight loss, can manifest in individuals at higher weights



What Is Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder is a problem often seen in childhood and is characterized by a refusal or extreme restriction of food. Learn about the diagnostic criteria and other information regarding ARFID.



Bulimia and Your Oral Health

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

It’s well-known that bulimia nervosa that includes self-induced vomiting may cause serious oral problems, but what exactly are the concerns?



How to Challenge All-or-nothing Thinking

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

All-or-nothing thinking is common in patients who binge eat. Recovery from an eating disorder involves learning to think and live in shades of grey.



Families and Eating Disorders: It's Not What...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Truth #2: Families are not to blame, and can be the patients' and providers' best allies in treatment of eating disorders.



3 Myths About Male Eating Disorders

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Eating disorders in men and boys are more common than you think, but you may not recognize them.



Here's What to Expect If You're Hospitalized...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Hospitalization for anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders may sound frightening, but it can be life-saving in some cases. Learn what to expect.



Do you eat normally?

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

What is normal eating? And, are you doing it? Use these eight guidelines to determine if your eating is normal or if it could use some work.



Can You Have Both an Eating Disorder Plus Body...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Learn the connection between eating disorders and body dysmorphic disorder, a condition involving constant worry over perceived flaws in appearance.



How Monitoring Your Child's Pediatric Growth...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

If you notice that your child has fallen off either their height or weight curves, ask your physician to conduct a careful history and physical.



Many With Eating Disorders Also Have OCD - How...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Many people with eating disorders also suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder. Learn the links between the two conditions, and how they're treated.



8 Signs You May Have an Eating Disorder

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

A listing of symptoms commonly experienced with eating disorders.



Why Food Variety is Important to Eating...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

There are numerous reasons to encourage consumption of a more varied diet, not only for individuals in recovery, but for eaters in general.



What's Involved in Outpatient Treatment for...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Fortunately, most eating disorders are able to be treated on an outpatient basis. Learn what to expect from outpatient therapy and who qualifies.



These Five Simple Questions May Indicate You...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

The simple five-question SCOFF Questionnaire can identify people who may have anorexia or bulimia, priming them to reach out for professional help.



You Don't Have to 'Binge and Purge' To Be...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

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Eating Disorders’ Image Problem

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Eating Disorders suffer from an “image problem” with dangerous consequences: they are believed to affect only white females and to be a function of choice and vanity.



Perfectionism in Anorexia Nervosa

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Many people with anorexia nervosa are perfectionists. Learn how this personality trait can impact eating disorders, both before and after recovery.



Eating Disorders in Transgender Communities

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

The topic of eating disorders in transgender individuals has been largely ignored by researchers and clinicians. However, a new study sheds light.



Life Can Wait: Why to Prioritize Eating...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Full recovery from an eating disorder is possible. It takes hard work and focus. Prioritize recovery now; life can wait.



4 Red Flags of Eating Disorders in Children

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Eating disorders in children and younger adolescents often present differently than they do in older individuals. Here are 4 signs to watch for.



Cognitive Remediation Therapy for Anorexia...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Cognitive Remediation Therapy is a new treatment for anorexia nervosa that focuses on the patient's process of thinking.



Have an Eating Disorder? Get Help from a...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

A solid treatment team is important when recovering from an eating disorder. Learn more about dietitians and the role they'll play in your recovery.



8 Cognitive Distortions That Can Wreck Your...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Cognitive distortions



9 Essential Facts About Eating Disorders

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Nine Truths About Eating Disorders



How to Start College Without an Eating Disorder...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Starting college can be an exciting, but difficult, transition. Learn more about how to prepare for this life change and maintain your recovery from anorexia or bulimia.



Can Self-Help Help My Eating Disorder?

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

If you have bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, or subclinical versions of either of these, self-help may be beneficial.



Reduce Body Checking With Two Easy Steps

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Body checking behaviors commonly occur in those with eating disorders. They may contribute to anxiety, depression, negative mood and increased body dissatisfaction and can maintain an eating disorder.



Is Your Diet Causing Intrusive Food Thoughts?

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Are you preoccupied with thoughts of food? Restriction may be the cause. According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, food is one of the five basic needs required for survival.



This Halloween Let Them Eat Candy (and develop...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Halloween can be a wonderful opportunity to help children develop their intuitive eating skills!



Two Steps to Being OK When Your Child Has an...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

It’s so hard to support a child with an eating disorder when we’re not OK. What can we parents do when we’re in the grip of fear, hate, anger or despair?



What is Weight Stigma and Why Should We Care?

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Weight stigma refers to negative attitudes toward a person because he or she is overweight or obese. Weight stigma seems to be the last socially acceptable form of discrimination in our society.



Positive Body Image Books for Children

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Two recently published books by respected colleagues are wonderful additions to body positive children’s literature.



Might Food Explain the Changes You Are Noticing...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

What could be behind a personality or mood change? Have you considered food intake? Why do we say food is medicine?



Yes, Eating Disorders Can Be Deadly

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Eating disorders have the highest death rates among mental illnesses. Suicide and cardiovascular complications are common causes.



Coping With Relapses in Bulimia Recovery

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Relapses are discouraging, but are a normal part of the recovery process. They offer the opportunity for both learning and strengthening recovery.



What are the Risk Factors for Purging in Young...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Synopsis of a 2014 research study examining risk factors that are correlated with the eating disorder symptom of purging in young women.



6 Fun Things to Do With Your Scale (Besides...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

If your scale is a source of stress and anxiety, consider these six ways to get rid of it (and have a little fun in the process).



How food diaries help with eating disorder...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Self-monitoring is one of the first steps toward recovery from eating disorders and can be a rich source of information for anyone struggling with their relationship with food.



Managing Holiday Meals Without Eating to Excess

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Holiday meals often bring an increase in disordered eating. However, with appropriate pre-planning, they can be managed and enjoyed.



Generalized Anxiety Disorder & Eating...

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

Generalized anxiety disorder is an extreme form of anxiety that many people with eating disorders suffer from. Learn more about this disorder and how it affects treatment.



10 Ways to Feel Better About Your Body Today

2016-04-28T11:28:40Z

A list of suggested ways to improve your body image and counter negative body image.