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Ex-Marine continues to shed light on reality of eating disorders

February 10, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Theresa Larson's 2016 memoir captured attention within the military and outside, with its stark portrayal of an eating disorder.

Survey shines light on eating disorders in middle age

February 7, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Research published in BMC Medicine uncovers a relatively hidden problem of eating disorders among women in their 40s and 50s.

Pressures that can lead to disordered eating prompt response from fashion models

February 6, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Survey results published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders show an association between pressures related to weight control in the modeling industry and behaviors suggestive of an eating disorder.

Book shares women's journey in living with eating disorders

January 3, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A new book in the Grief Diaries series serves as a support resource for patients dealing with an eating disorder.

Breaking the cycle: Sex addiction and eating disorders

January 3, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Sex addictions and eating disorders often feed into one another in a cyclical nature, and it’s on providers to deliver comprehensive, effective treatment.

Is the debate on sex addiction more than a word game?

December 22, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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There continues to be spirited debate in the counseling profession this month over an association position statement challenging the concept of sex addiction.

Sex therapists group says no evidence base for sex addiction as disorder

December 15, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) has issued a position statement opposing the use of the sex addiction construct to classify problematic sexual behavior.

Bad Santa: Scratch-off lotto tickets a no-no for kids

December 14, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Lottery tickets are a popular stocking-stuffer—but they’re a bad idea for those under the age of 18.

Drug used for sleep disorders could have role in food addiction

December 14, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Researchers in England are theorizing that the drug modafinil could reduce impulsivity in individuals battling food addictions.

New Promises site will open eating disorders program

November 30, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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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
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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
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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.

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