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The Surprising People That Helped Me Heal From Anorexia

Sara Ferris | Posted 03.24.2015 | Fifty
Sara Ferris

I was now 98 pounds, and spiraling downward rapidly. Normal body functions stopped. Blood pressure plummeted, bones protruding, clothes were anchored on with huge safety pins so they wouldn't fall off.

Catherine Pearson

The Eating Disorder Treatment That Puts Parents In Charge | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.19.2013 | Parents

When treatment began, Rina Ranalli managed every bite of food that entered her 13-year-old daughter’s mouth. For 2 1/2 months, she prepared three m...

Catherine Pearson

Surprising Group Being Prescribed Antipsychotics | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.09.2013 | Women

There is no conclusive evidence that antidepressant and antipsychotic drugs effectively treat anorexia, but that has not stopped doctors from prescrib...

Moving From an Eating Disorder's Half-Life to Your Full Life

Aimee Liu | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Aimee Liu

What happens to people with anorexia or bulimia who don't get treatment -- or who don't get enough of the right treatment?

Children with Eating Disorders: Are Parents to Blame?

Judith Brisman, Ph.D. | Posted 07.10.2011 | Home
Judith Brisman, Ph.D.

Every family should take a look at itself and see what is working and what isn't, to allow for growth, independence, intimacy and exchange with all family members.

5 Pieces Of The Eating Disorder Puzzle

Tony Paulson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Tony Paulson, Ph.D.

Of all eating disorders, Anorexia Nervosa is the most rare, affecting approximately 3 percent of all individuals struggling with eating disorders. The illness often has devastating effects on patients and their families.

Eating Disorders: How to Recover

Melinda Hutchings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Melinda Hutchings

Anorexia stole five years of my teenage-hood. These were years I should have been dating, going to parties, applying for university and setting future...

Eating Disorders: Recovery Is Possible

Melinda Hutchings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Melinda Hutchings

When I read about the tragic death of Isabelle Caro I felt deeply saddened. Along with many of my colleagues in Australia, UK and USA, I work hard to ...

Maudsley Method: Why the New Study on Eating Disorders Scares People

Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh

Lives are at stake here. If there are improvements to be found and those offer a challenge to the status quo, that is a fair price to pay.

New Study On The Maudsley Method For Treating Eating Disorders

Aimee Liu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Aimee Liu

Unlike traditional approaches to treating eating disorders, the Maudsley method "says we don't think the parents are to blame for the problem," Dr. Le Grange said. "We think they're part of the solution."

Living With Anorexia Nervosa (VIDEO)

TV360 | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Anorexia nervosa is a serious eating disorder, becoming more and more prevalent around the Western world. Despite patients' stance that this disorder ...

If We Treated Any Other Illness This Way, it Would be Malpractice

Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh

Imagine a deadly, but treatable, illness where the "experts" refused to use their own science. Welcome to eating disorder treatment in 2010.