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Adults not immune to issues with video gaming

July 3, 2018  |  Benjamin Kaneaiakala
Amid the current attention to the topic of gaming addiction, a treatment program founder discusses the lure of video gaming for many adults.

LGBT youths report eating disorders at stunning rate

March 7, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A staggering prevalence of eating disorders in the young LGBTQ population illustrates one of the key manifestations of minority stress, according to advocates.

Gambling remains hungry for a win in state budgets

January 23, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A new report clearly shows the severe government underfunding that plagues efforts to address gambling disorders.

WHO continues move to establish gaming disorder

December 28, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Indications remain that the World Health Organization (WHO) will formally classify a video gaming disorder for the first time in 2018.

Researchers: Cultural factors take backseat in eating disorder treatment

November 14, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Researchers in the UK suggest that professionals often ignore the requests of patients with an eating disorder to explore gender issues related to the disorder.

Social worker backs concept of shopping addiction

October 23, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A New York City therapist sees behavior patterns common to an addiction in individuals who cannot control their shopping.

Eating disorders group hits Amazon for offensive message

October 6, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The National Eating Disorders Association says that a sweatshirt being sold on perpetuates stigma and misconceptions around anorexia.

Clinical director touts Family-Based Treatment for adolescent eating disorders

September 19, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The new clinical director at La Ventana Treatment Programs in Santa Barbara, Calif., is a disciple of an evidence-based treatment approach founded in England in the 1980s.

Increase reported in eating disorder treatment for very young in England

September 18, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Girls ages 10 to 12 are among those seeing significant increases in treatment for eating disorders in greater Manchester, England.

Funding in California encourages youth gambling awareness efforts

September 6, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The California Center for Youth Development and Health Promotion has a funding opportunity for public awareness campaigning around the dangers of gambling in young people.

Eating disorders alliance targets patients with limited resources

August 21, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The South Florida-based Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is launching an eating disorders treatment program for individuals with limited ability to pay for services.

Study explores link between eating disorders, criminal behavior

August 11, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
New research suggests the need for a greater understanding of mechanisms that might link eating disorders and thefts and other crimes.


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