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There’s Help. There’s Hope! The Emily Program is a warm and welcoming place where individuals and their families can find comprehensive treatment for eating disorders and related issues. This blog is a place for us to share the latest happenings at The Emily Program, as well as helpful tidbits from the broader eating disorder community. Subscribe via RSS to receive automatic updates. We want to hear your story. Email us (blog@emilyprogram.com) and ask how you can become a contributor!

What Do We Mean By Causation?

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Re-posted from Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders (CCED) blog archives. CCED and The Emily Program partnered in 2014.

By Dr. Mark Warren

Often times while in treatment clients wonder how and why their eating disorder developed. The common question “What caused my eating disorder?” is very complicated because it pulls from so many ideas, understandings, conceptions, and misconceptions about the importance of causation, the implication of causation, and the definition of what causation means.

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Biology and Eating Disorders

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Re-posted from Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders (CCED) blog archives. CCED and The Emily Program partnered in 2014.

By Mark Warren, MD

The book Eating Disorders and the Brain edited by Drs Lask and Frampton continues to be an extraordinarily important book to understanding the etiology of eating disorders. Given our current knowledge, we often say that eating disorders are biologically based. Yet, this is somewhat of a two-dimensional statement as eating disorders are experienced as complex and multifactorial.

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Hello, How May I Direct Your Call?

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For the convenience of our clients, The Emily Program has added a new member to our scheduling staff – a live phone operator. It is our goal to provide the best service and support to our clients. We believe exceptional service starts with having a real-time conversation with staff upon calling The Emily Program.

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Seattle Office to Begin Partial Hospitalization Program

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Our Seattle office is celebrating its one year anniversary this year! Along with this exciting The Emily Program Seattle WA Clinic anniversary The Emily Program in Seattle is working hard to expand the services offered to our clients in the Northwest by start a Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP).

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