Mindfulness vs Distraction

Mindfulness vs Distraction

Eating disorder sufferers experience distress before mealtime, during mealtime, after mealtime… In other words, when in the throes of an ED there is little reprieve from food-related fear, anxiety, and preoccupation. With treatment there can be relief from these...
Feeling Hangry

Feeling Hangry

Think back to the last time you experienced feeling “hangry”—irritable, cranky or uncomfortable due to hunger. Perhaps it was when you had gone too long between meals, got held up in a lunch meeting or were engaging in a restrictive diet plan. This uncomfortable and...
Tele-Therapy Eating Disorder Interventions

Tele-Therapy Eating Disorder Interventions

Internet-based eating disorder interventions such as audio/visual communication (tele-therapy) and smartphone applications have demonstrated some promising outcomes in recent studies.  Early feedback from E-health research has suggested that Internet-based cognitive...
Eating Disorder Statistics

Eating Disorder Statistics

Anorexia Statistics Prevalence Among Males & Females Between the ages of 13 and 18, the National Institute of Mental Health has documented that 5.4% of children will struggle with an eating disorder. This works out to be roughly 2.2 million adolescents. For...