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Exercise Addiction: What You Need to Know

Exercise Addiction: What You Need to Know

A new study published in the journal Eating and Weight Disorders indicates that exercise addiction is over 3.5 times more likely to occur in people who have an eating disorder versus those who don’t. Through a meta-analysis of nine studies across four countries, this new report analyzed results from over 2,000 participants.

How We Cope: Food and Eating Disorders at Work

How We Cope: Food and Eating Disorders at Work

Listen and subscribe to this podcast via Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS Work is a part of our daily lives — as is food. Disordered eating and diagnosed eating disorders can be tricky to deal with at the office, but they can be common in high achievers and are...

2019 Outcomes: A Year In Review

2019 Outcomes: A Year In Review

As the year came to a close, we completed a review of 2019 outcomes and are proud to report on our exceptional results and positive trends.

Eating Disorder Research 2019 Roundup

Eating Disorder Research 2019 Roundup

2019 was another year filled with interesting research on eating disorders. Here are a few of the studies Columbus Park found to be particularly interesting and impactful to our practice.

“Burn It Off” Campaign

“Burn It Off” Campaign

A new study raises concern for the eating disorder community and general public alike. The study describes the impact of using physical activity calorie equivalent/expenditure (PACE) labelling for foods, instead of the common marking of calories.

Food, Culture, and Body Image – Part 1

Food, Culture, and Body Image – Part 1

Columbus Park founder and director Melissa Gerson recently presented a series on food, culture, and body image at an independent girls’ school in New York City. In a research-informed, interactive workshop, Gerson encouraged girls to think critically about our...

Eating Disorders, Suicidal Thoughts, and Self-Harm

Eating Disorders, Suicidal Thoughts, and Self-Harm

With International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day on the horizon, it’s important to recognize that suicide attempts, suicidal thoughts, and self-harm can be significant challenges for people dealing with eating disorders.

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