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The Portrayal of Princess Diana’s Eating Disorder on ‘The Crown’

The Portrayal of Princess Diana’s Eating Disorder on ‘The Crown’

Netflix's hit series The Crown recently covered Princess Diana's eating disorder. Media Portrayal of Princess Diana's Eating Disorder The world’s fascination with Princess Diana has experienced a recent awakening with the popularity of Netflix’s TV series, The Crown....

People Magazine: DBT in the Public Eye

People Magazine: DBT in the Public Eye

Columbus Park In The News Founder, Melissa Gerson, discusses DBT treatment in People Columbus Park's Clinical Director, Melissa Gerson, was quoted this week in an article in People.com: "Selena Gomez Seeking Dialectical Behavior Therapy After Hospitalizations: What to...

“What’s Control Got To Do With It”

“What’s Control Got To Do With It”

For some time, the “core psychopathology” associated with anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders has been identified as “an overvaluation of body shape and weight and one’s ability to control them.” Despite this widespread belief, there exists a subset of the AN...

CP Research Corner: Facial Recognition in Eating Disorders

CP Research Corner: Facial Recognition in Eating Disorders

In a recent study by Leppanen, Dapelo, Davies, Lang, Treasure, and Tchanturia (2017) it was found that there are differences in facial emotional expressions in EDs. The study included individuals with anorexia (AN), individuals with bulimia (BN), individuals recovered...

The NEWEAT Project For Smartphones

The NEWEAT Project For Smartphones

It is estimated that around 20 million people in the EU struggle with eating disorders. This has an associated annual cost of 1 trillion euros and in the EU, there is often a long delay associated with accessing and securing quality treatment. More recently,...

2017 NEDA/BEDA Conference Recap: Part 2

2017 NEDA/BEDA Conference Recap: Part 2

The final day of the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) National Conference titled “Building Resilient Communities Through Collaboration,” continued to highlight the unique experiences and reflections of caregivers, survivors and treatment providers. A highlight...

CP Research Corner: Genes and Anorexia Nervosa

CP Research Corner: Genes and Anorexia Nervosa

Significant Locus and Metabolic Genetic Correlations Revealed in Genome-Wide Association Study of Anorexia Nervosa Duncan, et al. (2017) used to analyze relationships between genetic components of anorexia nervosa (AN) and specific phenotypes of the disease. They...