The Genetics of Eating Disorders

The Genetics of Eating Disorders

A recent study identified two different gene clusters believed to be responsible for the development of eating disorders. While previous studies have found that eating disorders are 50-80% genetic, the current study aimed to better understand which genes are damaged...
Family-Based Treatment via Telehealth

Family-Based Treatment via Telehealth

Eating disorder researchers have consistently demonstrated that Family-Based Treatment (FBT) is the best treatment solution for children with anorexia (an emerging body of evidence is showing similar effectiveness for children and adolescents with bulimia and adults...
Eating Publicly with an Eating Disorder

Eating Publicly with an Eating Disorder

For an individual with anorexia nervosa, it can feel like a constant struggle to quiet the “noise” within the brain. As we know from neurological research, a misfiring of a neurochemicals within the AN brain cause a flood of panic, negative self-talk and anxious...