ARFID: Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

ARFID: Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

You may recall your early years as your taste palate was developing. Perhaps you subsisted on typical “kid-friendly foods” like pizza, mac and cheese, hot dogs. Or maybe you were even more selective than most – earning the description of “finicky” or “picky.”  ...
2020 Eating Disorder Research Roundup

2020 Eating Disorder Research Roundup

With the end of the year comes reflection on what we’ve learned about eating disorders and mental health in 2020. Predictably, a majority of the new eating disorder-related research published in 2020 focused on the impact of the pandemic including the emotional toll...
Part 3: DBT for Eating Disorders

Part 3: DBT for Eating Disorders

Eating Disorder Interventions Eating disorders are serious, potentially life-threatening conditions that profoundly impact physical, emotional, and social health. Aggressive, effective intervention, such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is essential to support...
Part 2: DBT for Adolescents

Part 2: DBT for Adolescents

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents (DBT-A) Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents (DBT-A) is the treatment of choice for teens presenting with multiple, serious behavioral concerns – problems like self-harm, eating disorders, substance use, high-risk...