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Australia and eating disorders research by WeAreTheRealDeal Posted Fri 19 Jul 2013 10:01am Hope Network Founder, Becky Henry is back to blogging and shares her experiences from eating disorders conference in Australia.  What do Australia and eating disorders research have to do with an anniversary trip.  Plenty it turns out. Read below and find out…for in the name of sanity, time and that ever elusive “life-balance” I’m always [...] Read on »
Increase in obesity and eating disorders by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 08 Nov 2008 1:58pm You can hardly read a newspaper without hearing about the "obesity epidemic." And disordered eating also appears to be on the rise. But a new study from Australia has shown that the combination of the two (obesity and eating disorder behaviors) is increasing faster then either obesity or disordered eating alone. The study measured self-r ... Read on »
National Eating Disorders Association Conference 2010 by julie Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 19 Oct 2010 2:06pm On my recent trip to New York I went to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) 2010 Conference.  It was an amazing experience and one I have been thinking about how to share ever since.  I think the experience was particularly great as it was the first eating disorder conference I had been to that welcomed not just researchers and clini ... Read on »
Eating Disorders: Myths and Influences by Clueless C. Health Maven Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 12:00am Myths & Realities From Mirror-Mirror: Only teenage girls suffer from eating disorders. Many eating disorders do begin in the teenage years, but children, men, older women and just about anyone can fall victim to this terrible disorder. You can never fully recover from an eating di ... Read on »
Disordered eating and eating disorders by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 15 Sep 2009 10:02pm The Twitter-sphere has been discussing the difference between disordered eating and eating disorders (specifically EDNOS ) today. I haven't responded, in part because I like to formulate a complete answer than spewing something half-baked, and also because I can't explain myself in 140 characters or less! But the more I think about it, the more I r ... Read on »
Parsing disordered eating from an eating disorder by Laura Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Feb 2010 5:08am One of my blog's commenters beautifully and concisely described the difference between disordered eating and an eating disorder: Anonymous said... Most people who restrict their intake of food find it very difficult after awhile to continue because their biology takes over and forces them to eat more. Other people restrict, however, and th ... Read on »
Blurring the Lines: Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating by Melissa H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 9:25pm When I began blogging, I always considered being a disordered eater a separate entity from having an eating disorder. After all, every woman seems to be a “disordered eater” in one way or another. And since I never truly binged; never binged and purged (I cry when I throw up; last time was alcohol-induced, at a Dave Matthews Band conce ... Read on »
Body attitudes in patients with eating disorders a...[Eat Behav. 2009] - PubMed Result by Laura Patient Expert Posted Thu 12 Mar 2009 3:12pm Unfortunately, because diagnostic categorization of eating disorders are based primarily on body weight, statistics on recovery are also based on restored body weight. Which is dumb. The illness is still there, at least for a while, and withdrawing treatment and alarm at the very time one most needs it mentally strikes me as cruel. I am a ... Read on »
Disordered Eating vs. Eating Disorders by WeAreTheRealDeal Posted Fri 09 Mar 2012 8:10pm Ours is a culture of disordered behaviors.  It is so common to see college kids engaging in binge drinking or strange dieting practices that we often overlook their seriousness.  I live near New York University and continuously see kids almost falling-down-drunk in the streets on the weekends.  The #1 most commonly asked question we receive [...] ... Read on »
ED Myths and Infuences by Clueless C. Health Maven Posted Tue 22 Feb 2011 12:00am Myths & Realities From Mirror-Mirror : Only teenage girls suffer from eating disorders. Many eating disorders do begin in the teenage years, but children, men, older women and just about anyone can fall victim to this terrible disorder. You can never fully recover from an e ... Read on »