More than a year and a half out, a number of studies indicate an increased eating disorder prevalence during COVID.
Eating disorder patients often experience gastrointestinal (GI) issues, which can make the process of recovery all the more challenging.
At the start of the coronavirus pandemic, some media outlets and mental health experts warned of a coming wave of increased suicide risk.
September is National Suicide Prevention Month, which makes it an important time to discuss the link between eating disorders and suicide.
At Columbus Park, we know that suicidal thoughts are challenging for eating disorder patients. DBT-ED may be an effective form of treatment.
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. For today’s blog post, we want to take a look at eating disorders among transgender and gender diverse people.
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. For today’s blog post, we want to take a look at eating disorder risk and treatment within the LGBTQ+ community.
In today’s third blog in our series on Family-Based Treatment, we have decided not to “reinvent the wheel". Instead, we’d like to guide our readers to an incredible resource for families of children or teens with eating disorders: maudsleyparents.org. Below we share...
In our series focused on family-based treatment (FBT) for children and adolescents, we started with a comprehensive description of the treatment model, highlighting the stages of treatment, the role of parents, and the approach to feeding. In this blog, we’d like to...
Family-Based Treatment Family-Based Treatment, also called “FBT” or “The Maudsley Method”, is widely accepted as the leading evidence-based treatment for Anorexia Nervosa in childhood and adolescence. Studies show that FBT is similarly effective in treating Bulimia...