Eating Disorders

 

Clean Eating to the Extreme

July 21, 2020

Although weight loss may be a favorable feature of healthful diets, "clean eating" can be taken to extremes. In this video, we interview Thomas R. Dunn, PhD, author of a recent CME for Psychiatric Times. Orthorexia Nervosa.

How We Eat

September 30, 2019

Treating eating disorders can feel challenging because patients are typically ambivalent about changing their behavior; however, it is also rewarding, as full recovery is possible even in the most chronically and severely ill patients.

How Anxiety and Habits Contribute to Anorexia Nervosa

September 30, 2019

Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a severe and debilitating illness with one of the highest mortality rates of any psychiatric disorder. The illness course is often long, recovery is slow, and the rates of full recovery are low.

Interoception in Eating Disorders: A Clinical Primer

September 30, 2019

More than two-thirds of patients with eating disorders also have comorbid mood and anxiety disorders. This article considers how a transdiagnostic process called interoception may help to advance our understanding and treatment of eating disorders.