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Eating disorders awareness group spreads across campuses

November 16, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Project Heal is designed to raise awareness around eating disorders and to collect funds for treatment.

Researchers: Cultural factors take backseat in eating disorder treatment

November 14, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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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
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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
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The National Eating Disorders Association says that a sweatshirt being sold on Amazon.com perpetuates stigma and misconceptions around anorexia.

Clinical director touts Family-Based Treatment for adolescent eating disorders

September 19, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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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
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Girls ages 10 to 12 are among those seeing significant increases in treatment for eating disorders in greater Manchester, England.

Eating disorders alliance targets patients with limited resources

August 21, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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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
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New research suggests the need for a greater understanding of mechanisms that might link eating disorders and thefts and other crimes.

Men's eating disorders emerging from shadows

June 29, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The co-director of Sheppard Pratt's eating disorders treatment center sees the gap narrowing between women and men presenting for treatment.

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.

Funding sought for research on eating disorders in military

April 24, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Two U.S. House members are asking for the prioritization of eating disorders research in the Department of Defense's Congressional Directed Medical Research Program.

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.

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