Month: November 2015

Orthorexia Signs and Symptoms

Orthorexia Signs and Symptoms

Signs and Symptoms of Orthorexia Do you fixate on eating foods that you feel are healthy? Do you obsessively avoid foods you are convinced affect your health (e.g. anxiety, depression, allergies, asthma, digestive issues)—even in the absence of medical advice? Has...

Predictors of Good Eating Disorder Treatment Outcomes

Predictors of Good Eating Disorder Treatment Outcomes

First things first--on this Veteran's Day, thank you, veterans and active service members, for serving! An article in the November 2015 issue of The International Journal of Eating Disorders highlights factors that predict good treatment outcomes (Vall E, Wade T...

2016 Eating Disorder Treatment Guidelines

2016 Eating Disorder Treatment Guidelines

The Current Evidence Base for Treatment You may have heard the term evidence-based treatment.  What it means is that the treatment is supported by published research demonstrating its effectiveness (in other words, the "evidence").  It gets complicated when there are...