National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. Finding The Right Treatment for Your Eating Disorder

    ... to be as open as possible about the eating disorder, as this information will guide your initial placement.   It is natural to feel ... five standard levels of care in eating disorder treatment: general outpatient treatment, intensive outpatient (IOP), partial hospital, ...

  2. Eating Disorders Activists Are Changing Pennsylvania

    ... Also, the first eating disorder seminar, led by Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine and the Department of Health occurred on the same ... parents of students from grades 5 to 12 with educational information on eating disorders. For some advocates, this was the fifth time ...

  3. Confidentiality and Legal Considerations for Parents, Friends and Employers

    ... can be a confusing experience. Learning the terminology and general principles of confidentiality can simplify the process, improving ... healthcare facilities or insurers, cannot share that medical information with anyone but the patient. A power of attorney (POA) ...

  4. 5 Ways Health Education Can Better Portray Living with an Eating Disorder

    ... 1. Stay up to date with eating disorder-related news. Information on eating disorders is constantly expanding. New research is being ... media representation disorders like BED and ARFID receive in general). These videos often end as the teen is first starting to accept their ...

  5. Prevention

    ... prevention programs. Some of the major findings are: General Findings Prevention programs can alter knowledge, attitudes, ... is needed concerning prevention. We are particularly lacking information about prevention programs that work with children, with males, and ...

  6. LGBTQ+ Youth Deserve a Voice in the Fight Against Eating Disorders

    ... mental health in the LGBTQ+ community and provide critical information on the needs of LGBTQ+ youth that can be provided to health care ... for eating disorders in LGBTQ populations for more general information.  Thank you for your continued support in creating a ...

  7. Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community

    ... such as drug abuse. Furthermore, just as with the general population, there are also individuals who unfortunately have suffered ... with the appropriate treatment team. For more information regarding eating disorders in the Orthodox Jewish community and ...

  8. Penn State Kicker Joey Julius Reveals Struggle with Binge Eating Disorder

    ... about one’s own body. For a full list of symptoms and more general information about BED, visit our Learn section .  We applaud Julius for ...

  9. Statistics & Research on Eating Disorders

    ... from a DSM-5 eating disorder by age 20. Combining information from several sources, Eric Stice and Cara Bohon (2012) found that  ... disorder, which is a rate about 50 percent higher than the general U.S. population. LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY Transgender individuals ...

  10. Recognizing, Treating, and Coping with Binge Eating Disorder

    ... worker, psychotherapist, and fat activist. She reviewed information on binge eating disorder, Health at Every Size®, and weight ... larger bodies who choose not to use or embrace that word. In general, listening to the words that people use to describe themselves is the ...

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