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Binge Eating Disorder – Understanding the Most Common Eating Disorder

When most people think of eating disorders, they think of anorexia nervosa, with its distinctive self-starvation, or bulimia nervosa, with its characteristic purging behaviors. And yet the most common type…


Examining Eating Disorders in the LGBTQ Community

Regardless of background, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristics, anyone can develop an eating disorder. However, eating disorders are more prevalent in some populations than others. One such population is…


Mental Health Disorders Part One: Neurobiology and Genetics

Medical Director Dr. Molly Perlman, MD, MPH, CEDS is a board certified psychiatrist and practices psychotherapy and medication management for a range of psychiatric conditions including, but not limited to,…


How Fad Diets Lead to Disordered Eating

Dieting is not considered a direct cause of eating disorders at this time. However, in some cases, engaging in fad dieting may contribute to the development of an eating disorder,…


A Look at Medical Treatments for Anorexia Nervosa

Without treatment, anorexia nervosa can cause serious health problems and even put the client’s life at risk. In fact, this condition has the highest mortality rate of all mental health…