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The Genetics of Eating Disorders

The Genetics of Eating Disorders

A recent study identified two different genetic clusters believed to be responsible for the development of eating disorders.

Pressure For Perfection: Combating Eating Disorders on College Campuses

Pressure For Perfection: Combating Eating Disorders on College Campuses

It's no secret that individuals suffer from eating disorders on college campuses across the country. In fact, former UC Berkeley student Kim Russo calls college “a perfect setting for an eating disorder to blossom.” She accredits this truth to the competitive nature...

Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT-E)

Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT-E)

The Leading Treatment for Eating Disorders Consistently across research trials, Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT-E) is shown to be the most effective treatment for eating disorders in adults. CBT-E is without a doubt the leading intervention for most...

So What’s An IOP Anyway?

So What’s An IOP Anyway?

IOP serves as a step-down from a residential or partial hospitalization program or a step-up from standard outpatient therapy.

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....