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Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are serious but treatable mental and physical illnesses that may affect people of all genders, ages, races, religions, ethnicities, sexual orientations, body shapes, and weights. In this topic library dedicated to eating disorders we will provide resources to help unfold the nuances between different categories of eating disorders, their etiology, diagnosis and treatment guidelines and current research.

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Impulsivity Under Crisis: COVID-19’s Impact On Those With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Or Binge Eating Disorder

Impulsivity Under Crisis: COVID-19’s Impact On Those With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Or Binge Eating Disorder

In this interview, Dr. Jon Grant discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on individuals with impulse control disorders, more specifically, those with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) or binge eating disorder. Senior Medical Science Liaison Rachel Self, PhD, MS, converses with Dr. Grant about how he has adjusted his practice…
The Role Of Trauma & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Eating Disorders, Food Addiction, & Obesity

The Role Of Trauma & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Eating Disorders, Food Addiction, & Obesity

Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, discusses the mechanisms by which early-life trauma becomes biologically embedded in the brain, the high prevalence of trauma history in individuals with eating disorders, food addiction, and obesity, and the importance of a trauma-informed approach in managing these conditions. Featuring: Timothy D. Brewerton,…

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