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Challenging Body Stereotypes in Eating Disorder Treatment

Stereotypes influence us in so many ways – even in ways we might not be aware of until they are brought to light. Even some stereotypes that we are aware…


Examining the Connection Between Eating Disorders and Other Mental Health Disorders

Eating disorders are treatable with the help of mental health professionals and nutritionists, but if co-occurring disorders are present, they can complicate the treatment plan. Although many physical illnesses may…


Frequently Asked Questions About ARFID

Many eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are well-known even among non-medical professionals and oftentimes easy to point out.This is largely thanks to ongoing media attention and…


Four Anxiety Disorders That Can Influence Eating Disorders

Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in the United States, with as many as 18% of the country’s population reporting acute symptoms each year. That translates to more…


Is There an Association Between Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

One-dimensional beliefs about people with eating disorders assume the problem revolves exclusively around food obsessions – how much they eat, when they eat, what they eat, and whether the food…