Latest Eating disorders Stories

2014-07-18 12:24:34

BOSTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A brief screening survey to identify teens at risk for an eating disorder could lead to earlier diagnosis and help find hard-to-detect cases, which could lower overall treatment costs and improve outcomes, Boston Children's Hospital researchers report today in American Journal of Public Health. "Many cases of eating disorders go undetected for years. This may be because the stereotype that the typical teen with an eating disorder is a...

2014-07-10 23:00:47

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, has launched a new Eating Disorders section of its website at http://aforeverrecovery.com/eating-disorders/ Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe...

2014-07-09 16:28:40

The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles set to open fall 2014 PHILADELPHIA, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Renfrew Center, the nation's first residential eating disorder treatment facility, established in 1985, and the largest network of eating disorder treatment centers, announced today it is opening a facility in Los Angeles, CA this fall. The west coast location will be Renfrew's 16th in the U.S. The new site, like all of Renfrew's centers, specializes in the treatment of anorexia,...

2014-07-01 12:28:55

Internationally recognized eating disorder treatment center increases access to care for patients DENVER, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating Recovery Center, an international center of excellence in the treatment of eating disorders, announced the opening of a new Denver facility. This new facility will provide Residential and Partial Hospitalization treatment to women and men, ages 17 and older, from across the country. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140630/123279...

2014-06-25 08:32:51

New name, expanded programming: The Moore Center is now Eating Recovery Center of Washington BELLEVUE, Wash., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Moore Center, Washington's longest-established eating disorder treatment center, has been renamed Eating Recovery Center of Washington to more effectively communicate the breadth of services offered at Eating Recovery Center's Washington-based locations. In July 2012, Eating Recovery Center partnered with The Moore Center with the intention of...

2014-06-20 23:01:21

Binge Eating, An Eye Opening Article released by NoBullying Today http://nobullying.com/binge-eating/ London, UK (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Recent numbers show that there are 20 million women and 10 million men that suffer or have suffered from a clinically diagnosed eating disorder; Nobullying releases today a complete guide to Binge Eating and how to raise awareness on eating disorders. The National Eating Disorder Association also reports that eating disorders are not fads, phases or...

2014-06-17 23:02:21

Eating Disorder Treatment Center Announces Its First Ever Golf Event to Raise Funds for Treatment Scholarships St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Castlewood Treatment Center tees off its first ever golf tournament on Oct. 6, 2014, at the Fox Run Golf Club in Eureka, Mo. The tournament raises funds for treatment scholarships through Project Heal. Project Heal is a nonprofit organization that provides financial grant funding for people with eating disorders who cannot afford treatment,...

2014-06-17 12:29:47

Renowned Author, Speaker and Coach Assumes New Role to Champion Lasting Eating Disorder Recovery DENVER, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating Recovery Center, an international center of excellence in the treatment of eating disorders, announced today that Robyn Cruze, MA, has joined the company as a Recovery Advocate. A well-known published author, public speaker and coach, Ms. Cruze will serve a key role on Eating Recovery Center's national marketing team....

2014-06-13 08:23:48

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, June 10, 2014 the California Court of Appeal issued its decision in Marissa Rea v. Blue Shield of California. The Court held that the California Mental Health Parity Act requires Blue Shield to provide all medically necessary treatment for people suffering from severe mental illnesses, including anorexia and bulimia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117678 The case involved Blue Shield's denial of residential...

2014-06-08 23:02:25

A study by King’s College London and the UCL Institute of Child Health UK has revealed a 60% increase in females with eating disorders not otherwise specified*. Breathe provides a specialist a research-based, needs-led eating disorder service providing therapeutic treatment for all types of eating distress and obesity management. (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 Breathe Therapies mission is the provision of effective and safe treatment interventions for people who suffer from obesity, weight...

Latest Eating disorders Reference Libraries

2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

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