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Eating Disorders & LGBTQ Community: Treatment Best Practices

Eating Disorders & LGBTQ Community: Treatment Best Practices  From Walden Behavioral Care  What research tells us The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the diagnoses of eating disorders in people under 30 by 15 percent in 2020 compared with previous years according to a recent study. While eating disorders affect people of all genders, ages and ethnicities,… Read more »

Understanding and treating ARFID

Understanding and Treating ARFID From Rogers Behavioral Health  The medical and social consequences of Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) are often compared to those seen in other eating disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa. A major difference between ARFID and other eating disorders is that people with ARFID are not concerned with body image and are… Read more »

Eating Disorders & Substance Use Disorders Commonly Overlap

Eating Disorders & Substance Use Disorders Commonly Overlap By Timberline Knolls  Struggling with an eating disorder or substance use disorder by itself is difficult enough. Facing both of these challenges at the same time can feel impossible. Unfortunately, these two disorders commonly co-occur. Different studies cite various numbers depending on what is being measured or… Read more »

The Dangers of Diabulimia

The Dangers of Diabulimia From Rogers Behavioral Health  An estimated 10% of patients with type 1 diabetes meet the criteria for an eating disorder. Though many are familiar with the dangers of anorexia and bulimia, only recently has the term diabulimia entered mainstream conversations about eating disorders. While there is debate about the appropriateness of… Read more »

Art Therapy in Eating Disorder Treatment

Art Therapy in Eating Disorder Treatment By Timberline Knolls  Art therapy is a form of treatment that can include a wide range of creative pursuits that are undertaken with the guidance and support of a trained professional. This type of care can be incorporated into a comprehensive treatment plan for people of all ages and… Read more »