Month: June 2017

Independent Report of Columbus Park Outcomes

Independent Report of Columbus Park Outcomes

Columbus Park recently obtained an independent report, evaluating our clinical outcomes over the course of the last two years.  The Center for Clinical Informatics, a data analytics firm specializing in the measurement of treatment outcomes for behavioral healthcare,...

Genetic Origins of Anorexia Nervosa

Genetic Origins of Anorexia Nervosa

For the first time, researchers have identified a location for anorexia nervosa within the genome. The ground-breaking study was carried out by the Psychiatric Genetics Consortium Eating Disorders Working Group at UNC Chapel Hill Medical School in an effort to...

Pathways to Over-Eating: Change Your Course

Pathways to Over-Eating: Change Your Course

As I field inquiries from individuals seeking treatment for conditions like binge eating disorder and bulimia, I almost always provide some basic education in that very first call about the two most two most common “pathways” to over-eating or binge-eating (and...

The Rise of Anorexia in Children

The Rise of Anorexia in Children

The incidence of anorexia in younger children appears to be increasing.   As with anorexia in adolescents and adults, pre-pubescent anorexia is a biologically-based illness (i.e. genetic) that is typically triggered by social and emotional factors. Increased rates of...