National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. Of Papyrus and Pottery: Learning to listen to the marginalized voice.

    ... existence, the Edwin Smith Papyrus. It was one of the first medical treatises of the ancient world, dating from 1600 BCE in ancient Egypt. ... from eating disorders (and who doesn’t…), even among professionals and specialists. Most people still think about eating disorders ...

  2. Trauma & PTSD

    ... which can be self-defeating and result in a negative medical outcome. Active coping: problem-solving style associated with ... on treatment options for PTSD for both the public and professionals is available from the National Center for PTSD.  Contact ...

  3. Dear Chase: Does My Partner Have an Eating Disorder?

    ... by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals and is a licensed clinical social worker. Chase combines clinical ... receive positive feedback from friends, family and even medical providers when they lose weight or adhere to a regular exercise ...

  4. Community Guidelines

    ... NEDA is not a health care provider , and does not give medical advice or treatment. Be kind and compassionate to other members, but do ... are no place to conduct research studies or advertise; professionals are welcome to participate as individuals but should not promote ...

  5. Thanks, Mom, for Never Giving Up On Me

    ... she helped me check into an inpatient rehab center, used her medical expertise to stabilize my diet and refer me to a network of highly-trained professionals (side note: she’s a physician, otherwise I wouldn’t necessarily advise taking medical advice from a parent), and eventually facilitated my relocation to an ...

  6. The Truth About Weight Stigma

    ... and weight stigma has also been demonstrated in nurses and medical students, psychologists, dietitians and fitness professionals .  Rebecca Puhl of the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and ...

  7. Board of Directors

    NEDA's Board of Directors, comprised medical professionals, philanthropists, parents, and business leaders, represent the ...

  8. Recovery Dad & Recovery Girl: Fighting Eating Disorders, One Bite at a Time

    ... with it is remotely intuitive. But, with the help of a good medical team, we turned the corner. Late in the process our nutritionist ... in recovery we came up empty. We’re not experts or professionals. Just a family that got through this and know that others can, ...

  9. National Partnership Between NEDA & SMH Brings Free Online Eating Disorder Screenings to the Public

    ... consists of a series of questions, developed by treatment professionals in the eating disorders field, which are designed to indicate ... through NEDA’s Helpline for personal evaluation by a medical professional and treatment. There are two screenings available, one for ...

  10. Recovery & Relapse

    ... long period of time and often requires lots of support from professionals, friends, and family. Moving forward is key, however slow it ... with an eating disorder have to address any immediate medical concerns caused by their disorder, work on reducing or eliminating ...

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