Month: December 2017

Technology for Eating Disorders: The Major Players

Technology for Eating Disorders: The Major Players

Over the past 10 years, various universities, researchers, and clinical teams have worked to evaluate the efficacy and efficiency of eating disorder treatments delivered via technology. In this time, a wide range of technologies (e.g., televideo, e-mail, CD-ROM,...

Genetic Mutations and Eating Disordered Behaviors

Genetic Mutations and Eating Disordered Behaviors

To date, it has been well documented that eating disorders are complex, multifactorial diseases. Sociocultural, family, biological and environmental factors impact one's susceptibility to develop an eating disorder. In addition to these vulnerability factors, it has...

Holiday Season Stressors: Promoting Awareness

Holiday Season Stressors: Promoting Awareness

For many, the holiday season is associated with warm hors-d'oeuvres, mingling and social dinner parties. For others, the thought of gathering with loved ones around the table elicits a very different feeling. In a time when the obesity epidemic has gained so much...

“What’s Control Got To Do With It”

“What’s Control Got To Do With It”

For some time, the “core psychopathology” associated with anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders has been identified as “an overvaluation of body shape and weight and one’s ability to control them.” Despite this widespread belief, there exists a subset of the AN...