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...
Face-To-Face Treatment Remains Gold Standard Despite Telehealth Advancements

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...