Published: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:28:40 +0000
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZDysfunctional thoughts have been implicated in the maintenance of problematic eating behaviors. Learn strategies to manage them and support recovery.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZLearn 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZYour body can do some amazing things, and it deserves your respect and love. These positive body affirmations can help you ward off negative thoughts.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZLearn what a day in the life is like for someone with bulimia nervosa in this fictional account of bingeing, purging and obsessing about food.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZAn overview of cognitive-behavioral therapy and its use in the treatment of eating disorders.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZPhysical, behavioral and emotional symptoms and warning signs for anorexia nervosa.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZIf 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZUse these six tactics to stop the binge-purge cycle. Disrupt the pattern of thoughts, emotions and behaviors most frequently associated with bulimia.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZMental 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZOther 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZA summary of DSM-V criteria for Anorexia Nervosa
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZExternalizing the eating disorder stems from narrative therapy; a central tenet is that the person is not the problem, the problem is the problem.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZPhysical, behavioral and emotional symptoms and warning signs for bulimia nervosa.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZLearn more about interpersonal therapy and how it works to help treat eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZSeveral factors influence whether you'll fully recover from anorexia nervosa. Learn what these factors are, and how they might affect your treatment.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZGetting 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZMeal planning is a critical skill for recovery from all eating disorders.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZMany people who have bulimia suffer through multiple cycles of binging-and-purging. Understanding these cycles is the first step in stopping them.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZRecovery from AN requires weight restoration and nutritional rehabilitation. This must be prioritized over insight. Three recent studies on the brain illustrate why.
2016-04-28T11:28:40Z10 things you may be doing (but shouldn't be) if you have an eating disorder.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZAnorexia 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZRumination disorder, which affects mainly disabled children and adults, involves regurgitating swallowed food. Learn what help is available.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZOne of the most troublesome symptoms of anorexia nervosa and other restrictive eating disorders is the sufferer's belief that they are not ill.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZTo be officially diagnosed with binge-eating disorder, you must meet several criteria, including multiple episodes of binge-eating. Here's a list.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZLoss 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZIn 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZWhen you have an eating disorder, anything you do to relieve the guilt of eating is considered a 'compensatory behavior.' Learn why this is important.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZJournaling 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZMost 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZSocial media, fashion magazines and TV have an impact on eating disorders. Learn what the research shows, and how much the media may increase risk.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZResearch shows that many people suffering from an eating disorder have also experienced abuse and/or trauma in their past.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZAn Eating Disorder Specialist Shares Five Strategies for Improving Body Image
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZOrthorexia is an obsession with healthy eating that escalates over time and may cause significant health risks.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZFor 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZMany 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZDialectical behavior therapy, a type of psychotherapy, may help people with binge-eating disorder and bulimia. Learn what's involved in the therapy.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZAn overview of both outpatient and inpatient treatment of eating disorders.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZRestrictive eating disorders, those characterized by dietary restriction or weight loss, can manifest in individuals at higher weights
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZAvoidant/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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZIt’s well-known that bulimia nervosa that includes self-induced vomiting may cause serious oral problems, but what exactly are the concerns?
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZAll-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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZTruth #2: Families are not to blame, and can be the patients' and providers' best allies in treatment of eating disorders.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZEating disorders in men and boys are more common than you think, but you may not recognize them.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZHospitalization for anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders may sound frightening, but it can be life-saving in some cases. Learn what to expect.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZWhat 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZLearn the connection between eating disorders and body dysmorphic disorder, a condition involving constant worry over perceived flaws in appearance.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZIf you notice that your child has fallen off either their height or weight curves, ask your physician to conduct a careful history and physical.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZMany people with eating disorders also suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder. Learn the links between the two conditions, and how they're treated.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZA listing of symptoms commonly experienced with eating disorders.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZThere are numerous reasons to encourage consumption of a more varied diet, not only for individuals in recovery, but for eaters in general.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZFortunately, most eating disorders are able to be treated on an outpatient basis. Learn what to expect from outpatient therapy and who qualifies.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZThe simple five-question SCOFF Questionnaire can identify people who may have anorexia or bulimia, priming them to reach out for professional help.
2016-04-28T11:28:40Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Bulimia nervosa
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZEating 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZMany people with anorexia nervosa are perfectionists. Learn how this personality trait can impact eating disorders, both before and after recovery.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZThe topic of eating disorders in transgender individuals has been largely ignored by researchers and clinicians. However, a new study sheds light.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZFull recovery from an eating disorder is possible. It takes hard work and focus. Prioritize recovery now; life can wait.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZEating disorders in children and younger adolescents often present differently than they do in older individuals. Here are 4 signs to watch for.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZCognitive Remediation Therapy is a new treatment for anorexia nervosa that focuses on the patient's process of thinking.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZA solid treatment team is important when recovering from an eating disorder. Learn more about dietitians and the role they'll play in your recovery.
2016-04-28T11:28:40Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Cognitive distortions
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZNine Truths About Eating Disorders
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZStarting 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZIf you have bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, or subclinical versions of either of these, self-help may be beneficial.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZBody 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZAre 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZHalloween can be a wonderful opportunity to help children develop their intuitive eating skills!
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZIt’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?
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZWeight 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZTwo recently published books by respected colleagues are wonderful additions to body positive children’s literature.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZWhat could be behind a personality or mood change? Have you considered food intake? Why do we say food is medicine?
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZEating disorders have the highest death rates among mental illnesses. Suicide and cardiovascular complications are common causes.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZRelapses are discouraging, but are a normal part of the recovery process. They offer the opportunity for both learning and strengthening recovery.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZSynopsis of a 2014 research study examining risk factors that are correlated with the eating disorder symptom of purging in young women.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZIf 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).
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZSelf-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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZHoliday meals often bring an increase in disordered eating. However, with appropriate pre-planning, they can be managed and enjoyed.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZGeneralized 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.
2016-04-28T11:28:40ZA list of suggested ways to improve your body image and counter negative body image.