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New Promises site will open eating disorders program

November 30, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Promises Scottsdale, formerly The Sundance Center, will open a primary eating disorders center for women in December.

Research will examine new intervention for avoidant food intake in children

October 24, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
One of three newly announced research awards from the National Eating Disorders Association will be used to study a novel family-based intervention for young children with avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder.

Eating disorders forum identifies many culprits for lack of treatment

October 21, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A Harvard forum on public health aspects of eating disorders cited lack of medical training and insufficient insurance coverage among the reasons for inadequate prevention and treatment services.

Fears around transition to adolescence plague youngest eating disorder patients

August 23, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The medical director of a Missouri organization that has established a pre-teen track for eating disorder treatment shares several observations about special challenges for this population.

A roadmap to healing for the sex addict's partner

August 20, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Clinicians are gaining more skill in assisting the partners of individuals with sexual addiction. Stefanie Carnes offered detailed guidance for helping partners at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD).

Texas university sees broader mission for collegiate recovery program

July 29, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Recovery support for students at the University of North Texas extends to both addiction and mental health concerns, with resources that include an academic department's participation.

Trading cards: a risky gamble?

June 20, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Some in the addiction and recovery community call prospecting for valuable trading cards a hidden, understudied process addiction.

Probe the patient's relational barriers to recovery

June 8, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) presenter Lori Jean Glass will discuss how patients can identify and break harmful relationship patterns.

12-Step community for abnormal sleep will launch in Los Angeles

May 25, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The establishment of Sleepers Anonymous calls attention to the frequent connection between problematic sleep and a number of substance and process addictions.

Eating disorders center establishes pre-teen unit

May 19, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers says around one-third of its patients report onset of an eating disorder before age 12.

Conference: In an age of documentation, spirituality's effects can be quantified

May 16, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Panelists at the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) annual conference offer a strong endorsement of spiritually based programming, but with a call for more standardization of practices in the field.

Treatment organization drives launch of day to celebrate recovery from eating disorders

April 29, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Organizers of the first Eating Recovery Day (May 3) are encouraging the sharing of inspirational stories of recovery.


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