National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. Zayn Malik Bravely Reveals His Struggle with an Eating Disorder

    ... are ashamed to seek help for a “girls' disease” and even medical professionals often miss the warning signs of an eating disorder, simply ...

    _admin_communic... - 02/26/2017 - 3:57pm

  2. A Physician's Role in Preventing Eating Disorders

    ... about the positive benefits of treatment Monitoring medical status and keeping patients stable while treatment proceeds Joining an interdisciplinary team, including mental health professionals, setting a positive example of collaboration  Advocating for ...

    tsegarra - 10/05/2017 - 4:06pm

  3. Stick Figures are Just Stereotypes

    ... I was able to stay just above that line.  It's unjust that medical professionals let me fall through those cracks for so many years, and I see ...

    Anonymous - 12/30/2013 - 10:37am

  4. Raising Resilient Kids in a Fat Shaming World

    ... hear being called names because of their body size. The medical professional who says, “you’d better watch your weight.” The ... came up at an all-day training I offered to mental health professionals on the treatment of binge eating disorder. A participant raised ...

    _admin_communic... - 03/16/2017 - 11:17am

  5. Professional Ballerina Colleen Werner Wants to Create a Body-Positive Dance World

    ... indicator of health, and most dance teachers aren't trained medical professionals. So many dance teachers focus heavily on weight, and this can ...

    _admin_communic... - 04/18/2017 - 10:39am

  6. Prevalence and Correlates of Eating Disorders in Adolescents

    ... as mental health specialty care, school services, or general medical services.  However, only a minority (3 to 28%) had specifically talked ... or stigma, or a lack of recognition of eating symptoms by professionals treating other targeted problems, it shows that adolescents do ...

    tsegarra - 10/05/2017 - 4:07pm

  7. #NEDA2014 Conference Recap – Day Two!

    ... M.D. , and Evelyn Attia, M.D. , of Columbia University Medical Center, with the proposal titled, "Changing Habits in Anorexia ... the panel reminded us that there are many people, both professionals and those who have been personally affected, who are exploring ...

    _admin_communic... - 01/15/2015 - 3:18pm

  8. Laxative Abuse: Some Basic Facts

    ... and, in extreme cases, death. Dehydration often requires medical treatment. Laxative dependency occurs when the colon stops reacting ... laxative abuse requires working with a team of health professionals who have expertise in treating eating disorders, including a ...

    tsegarra - 02/21/2017 - 1:38pm

  9. Laxative Abuse: Some Basic Facts

    ... and, in extreme cases, death. Dehydration often requires medical treatment. Laxative dependency occurs when the colon stops reacting ... laxative abuse requires working with a team of health professionals who have expertise in treating eating disorders, including a ...

    tsegarra - 10/05/2017 - 4:00pm

  10. Selecting a Treatment Center for Your Loved One

    ... to traveling to the treatment center: what are your specific medical criteria for admission and will you talk with my insurance company ... criteria for each level mentioned.  What types of professionals participate on the care team and what is each person’s role?  ...

    tsegarra - 02/21/2017 - 2:01pm

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