The Importance of Early Change

The Importance of Early Change

The importance of early change in eating disorder treatment cannot be over-emphasized.  When we say “early change” we mean a significant reduction in ED symptoms like restriction, binge-eating and purging – within the first 6-8 weeks of treatment.  Extensive...

CP Research Corner: Increase in Dieting and Fear of Weight Gain

Prevalence of dieting and fear of weight gain across ages: a community sample from adolescents to the elderly Margarita C. T. Slof‑Op ‘t Landt1  · Eric F. van Furth1,2 · Catharina E. M. van Beijsterveldt3  · Meike Bartels3  · Gonneke Willemsen3  · Eco J. de Geus3  ·...
CP Research Corner: Self-Weighing

CP Research Corner: Self-Weighing

This study looked at young males and females, transitioning from adolescence to young adulthood, who endorsed self-weighing and examined the relationship between self-weighing and actual weight status along with other psychological and behavioral factors.  The study...
Wake Up, Weight Watchers: The Dangers of Teen Dieting

Wake Up, Weight Watchers: The Dangers of Teen Dieting

You may have seen the recent Weight Watchers campaign that promotes free teen memberships starting in the summer of 2018. Weight Watchers is deploying a classic marketing technique—a free startup offer in the hopes that once hooked on the product, participants would...