National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. 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 ...

  2. Why Early Intervention for Eating Disorders is Essential

    ... eating disorders, as well as most mental health problems in general, indicates that early identification and treatment improves the speed ... for or may be experiencing eating disorders and to provide information about appropriate resources. Diagnosis of an eating disorder should ...

  3. Insurance & Legal Issues

    ... Be prepared to ask your health plan for the evidence-based information they use to create their coverage policy for eating disorders. ... This document may be longer than 100 pages. Do not rely on general pamphlets or policy highlights. Read the detailed description of the ...

  4. Eatings Disorders vs. Disordered Eating: What's the Difference?

    ... about food or using behaviors, the individual may offer this information or it may be evident that they spend more time in the grocery store, or perhaps isolate more frequently, and their general behaviors and patterns have changed. Finally, the level of ...

  5. Are You Struggling With a Substance Use Disorder?

    ... alcohol, a rate 5 times greater than what is seen in the general population. Up to 57% of males with BED experiencing lifelong ... feedback at the end of the survey, including referral information for local evaluation and treatment resources.  Online ...

  6. Changing the Way We Measure Health

    ... paper published in 1972, as a “relative weight index of general obesity. ” Since then, healthcare professionals have used it as a ... than receiving a report card with just a BMI value, and no information regarding overall health or mechanisms by which to improve health. ...

  7. The Lions Barber Collective: A Safe Space for Men to Talk About Mental Health

    ... are 31 times more likely to attempt suicide than the general population.  The Lions Barber Collective is an international ... them, along with our own Lions leaflets, which contain some information. We also hold a local Walk as Lions event once a month, where ...

  8. Let’s Get Real in 2018 - National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is Feb. 26 - Mar. 4

    ... also had an eating disorder, a rate 11 times higher than the general population. ● 46% of 9-to 11-year-olds and 82% of their families ... year, NEDA helps millions of people across the country find information and appropriate treatment resources through its toll-free, live ...

  9. How Social Media Led Me to Recovery

    ... needed—to lose weight, and the Internet, a vast fund of information and pro-eating disorder communities, seemed to hold the key. ... to reach out. So, in October of 2013, I sent an email to the general info account simply to share with NEDA how important their website had ...

  10. How Can Eating Disorders Professionals Better Serve the Autistic Community?

    ... It's important that they familiarize themselves with the information discovered and take advantage of being one step ahead of ... for more eating disorders research specific to autism in general.  DD: Are there resources that might be helpful for those who ...

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