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The Brain’s Response To Food in Bulimia Nervosa

The Brain’s Response To Food in Bulimia Nervosa

A research discovery has been made at University of California San Diego School of Medicine that suggests the disordered eating behaviors observed in an individual with Bulimia Nervosa (BN) may be the result of the brain’s exaggerated response to food rewards....

Eating Disorders During Pregnancy Deemed “Relatively Common”

Eating Disorders During Pregnancy Deemed “Relatively Common”

Eating disorders during pregnancy pose a risk to both mother and baby. Some experts hypothesize that one in twenty women suffer an eating disorder while pregnant. Unfortunately, eating disorders are infrequently discussed at routine OB appointments, though they have...

Independent Report of Columbus Park Outcomes

Independent Report of Columbus Park Outcomes

Columbus Park recently obtained an independent report that evaluated our clinical outcomes over the course of the last two years.  The Center for Clinical Informatics, a data analytics firm specializing in the measurement of treatment outcomes for behavioral...

Why Teens Aren’t Seeking Treatment For Eating Disorder

Why Teens Aren’t Seeking Treatment For Eating Disorder

Why aren't teens seeking eating disorder treatment? A recent study revealed that only 20 percent of teenagers struggling with an eating disorder seek help from a medical professional. As eating disorders may be difficult to diagnose and manage in this population, this...

Dieting and Weight Loss: Impact on Behavior, Mood, and Thinking

Dieting and Weight Loss: Impact on Behavior, Mood, and Thinking

Unfortunately, for many who struggle with disordered eating, life revolves around dieting and weight loss: planning for meals, feeling guilty post-eating, thinking about food, dreaming about it, frequent weighing, body checking, and more. In many of these individuals,...

Mothers & Daughters: The “Ripple Effect” of Self-Esteem

Mothers & Daughters: The “Ripple Effect” of Self-Esteem

For mothers and daughters, there is a "ripple effect" of self-esteem. The Impact of Needing a 'Bikini Body' For months leading up to summer, it is hard to avoid hashtags and slogans that promote a “bikini body,” as if there is a certain body type that should be...

Genetic Origins of Anorexia Nervosa

Genetic Origins of Anorexia Nervosa

For the first time, researchers have identified genetic origins of anorexia nervosa. The ground-breaking study was carried out by the Psychiatric Genetics Consortium Eating Disorders Working Group at UNC Chapel Hill Medical School in an effort to identify a genetic...

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