CP Research Corner: Rapid and Substantial Behavioral Change

A recent study by Danielle E. MacDonald, PhD1,2 | Kathryn Trottier, PhD1,2 | Marion P. Olmsted, PhD1,2 It has been identified that Rapid and substantial behavioral change (RSBC) earlier on in the process of CBT for eating disorders is the strongest predictor to indicate treatment outcome. It has been hypothesized that other changes, such as rapid […]

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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 been identified that specific psychological traits and endocrine links that are often found to be coupled with ED suggest […]

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CP Research Corner: A content analysis of “pro-ana” websites

A recent study by Talbot, Gavin, van Steen, and Morey (2017) examined the different content in fitspiration, thinspiration, and bonespiration on social media outlets. These types of images are used to try to motivate people to achieve specific body types, which can be dangerous for individuals at risk of developing eating disorders. These types of […]

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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 attention, crash diets and dietary fads are aplenty, a rather unspoken and […]

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