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Definition of ‘addiction’ clouded by mainstream usage

June 26, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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As the word ‘addiction’ is used more broadly in the mainstream, defining and applying the term within the treatment field is a struggle for providers.

Issues around feeding create added stress for parents with eating disorder

April 27, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Stanford University researchers are examining an underappreciated issue in eating disorders care: helping parents who have had an eating disorder in communicating with their child about food.

Film on eating disorders profiles Vermont center patients

April 10, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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"All of Me" explores many of the core issues that contribute to the development of an eating disorder.

Researchers question establishment of video gaming disorder

March 16, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A group of researchers believes the likely inclusion of a gaming disorder in the next edition of the International Classification of Diseases will cause undue harm.

Eating disorders center enhances partial hospital program

March 9, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The New Jersey-based Center for Eating Disorders Care has added services to its partial hospital program, and has fully separated it from its inpatient program.

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.

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