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Binge Eating Disorder or General Overeating?

Curious about the difference between Binge Eating Disorder and general over eating? Find answers here! http://m.psychologytoday.com/blog/emotional-eating/201212/the-difference-between-binge-eating-and-general-overeating?utm_source=Inside+iaedp+January+25%2C+2013&utm_campaign=iaedp+Symposium+2013&utm_medium=email

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Living Hope EDTC Winter Workshop February 8th

Come hear our team discuss Eating Disorders and Medical Complications on February 8th. See the flyer below for all information. Hope to see you there! -Living Hope Eating Disorder Treatment Center Treatment Team Living Hope Eating Disorder Treatment Center Workshop and Open House Eating Disorders and Medical Complications, Part 1 Date: February 8th, 2013 Time: […]

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Our Imaginary Weight Problem

“If the government were to redefine normal weight as one that doesn’t increase the risk of death, then about 130 million of the 165 million American adults currently categorized as overweight and obese would be re-categorized as normal weight instead. To put some flesh on these statistical bones, the study found a 6 percent decrease […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Guidelines

According to standardized eating disorder treatment guidelines, a team approach works best for eating disorder patients. The treatment team should include a physician, counselor, and dietitian, with eating disorder experience if possible. Find out more here: http://www.aedweb.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Medical_Care_Standards&Template=%2FCM%2FContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=2413

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First study of eating disorders in teen ER patient suggests an opportunity to spot hidden problems

A new study shows 16% of teens aged 14-20 seen in the ER may have an undiagnosed eating disorder.  Better screening in the ER could help and make a major difference in these lives! http://umhsheadlines.org/26/first-study-of-eating-disorders-in-teen-er-patients-suggests-an-opportunity-to-spot-hidden-problems/?utm_source=HSH&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=first-study-of-eating-disorders-in-teen-er-patients-suggests-an-opportunity-to-spot-hidden-problems&utm_source=Inside+iaedp+December+6+2012&utm_campaign=iaedp+Symposium+2013&utm_medium=email

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Iceland Proposes a Ban on Weight Discrimination

“Research shows that weight discrimination is a pronounced and severe form of bias in Western societies…Despite unequivocal evidence that this type of discrimination occurs, no country has yet taken the critical step of making weight discrimination illegal.” http://www.aedweb.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Resources_for_the_Press&Template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=3287