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Posts Tagged “Eating Disorders”

February 19, 2013

What Might Family-Based Treatment Suggest About Eating Disorder Treatment for Adults?

Re-posted from the Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders (CCED) blog archives and updated with additional Emily Program client thoughts. CCED and The Emily Program partnered in 2014. Contributions by Sarah Emerman.

In the field of eating disorders, multiple studies have shown that Family-Based Treatment (FBT) is the most effective method available to achieve successful weight restoration and maintenance after treatment is completed. Unfortunately, specific treatments for adults have not been shown to have the same long-term benefits as FBT. Clearly, there are many variables involved in this data, however, there are elements to FBT that may point us to a better understanding of what happens for adults.

January 10, 2013

Top 5 Eating Disorder Recovery Tips for the New Year

By: Kate Kaczor, Dietetic Intern

Top 5 Eating Disorder Recovery Tips for the New Year

January 3, 2013

Introducing Hillside: Intensive Treatment Lodging

At The Emily Program we believe that treatment should be accessible and that recovery happens when individuals are able to practice recovery skills in real-life situations. Beginning in January, Hillside Lodging will open for adult female clients who come to our Minneapolis-St. Paul locations for outpatient intensive eating disorder treatment.

December 14, 2012

To Tell or Not To Tell – By Dr. Sarah Ravin

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

We are happy to announce that today’s post is written by psychologist Dr. Sarah Ravin. Dr. Ravin utilizes DBT, CBT, and ACT to treat adolescents and young adults with eating disorders, body dissatisfaction, anxiety, depression, OCD, and self-injury. We have often linked to and are inspired by the posts on her blog. A big thank you to Dr. Ravin for her contribution to our blog!

If you have an eating disorder, you have probably struggled with the question of whether to reveal your diagnosis to others.

December 12, 2012

Updates on Men and Eating Disorders

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

Males are historically underrepresented throughout the eating disorder field- as patients, treatment professionals, by diagnosis and prevalence, in research studies, and in stories of recovery. 30 years ago men with eating disorders were virtually invisible and options for treatment were mostly non-existent. Fortunately, we are at a tipping point in our understanding of males and eating disorders. While major gaps still exist in our understanding, we are continuously learning more about males with ED.

According to the National Comorbidity Study (Hudson, 2007), lifetime prevalence in ED in men is:

Anorexia Nervosa- 0.3%

Bulimia Nervosa- 0.5%

Binge Eating Disorder- 2%

In this study, over 50% of men also had co-morbidities.

In a study by Striegel-Moore, et al in 2009, over 26% of men in the community had ED symptomatology.

November 21, 2012

Coping During the Holidays

The holidays often involve family rituals and traditions where food has a central role. The holidays also may be one of the few times that a family comes together each year. Planning ahead can help people with eating disorders (and their loved ones) manage these challenges and enjoy conversation and good times with friends and family during the holidays.

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