Sociocultural, family, biological, and environmental factors as well as genetic mutations impact the development of an eating disorder.
Rapid and substantial behavioral change earlier on in eating disorder treatment is the strongest predictor to indicate positive outcome.
A recent study examined the content in fitspiration, thinspiration, and bonespiration on social media outlets and “pro-ana” websites.
For individuals with eating disorders, holiday season stressors can overwhelm the merriment of “the most wonderful time of the year.”
For some individuals, researchers believe that restrictive eating is motivated by an over-evaluation of or a desire for self-control.
In a recent study by Leppanen, Dapelo, Davies, Lang, Treasure, and Tchanturia (2017), it was found that there are differences in facial recognition in eating disorders. The study included individuals with anorexia (AN), individuals with bulimia (BN), individuals...
Researchers would like to develop smartphone technology (The NEWEAT Project) to be used both prior to and during eating disorder treatment.
The final day of the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) Conference, titled “Building Resilient Communities Through Collaboration,” continued to highlight the unique experiences and reflections of caregivers, survivors and treatment providers. BEDA Conference:...
In a recent research study, Duncan, et al. (2017) analyzed the relationship between genes and anorexia nervosa (AN).
At the BEDA 2017 Professional Roundtable Discussion, we discussed therapist drift, when therapists deviate from evidence-based approaches.