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…


Taking the Mystery Out of Eating Disorder Treatment

For years, individuals with eating disorders were simply told to eat more (or in cases of binge eating disorder, eat less) or otherwise discounted. Fortunately, in recent decades, there has…


What Should I Expect From a Day Treatment Program for Eating Disorders?

Eating disorders are much more frequent than most people are aware of. Over the course of a lifetime, t’s estimated that over 20 million Americans will suffer from some form…


What Is DBT and How Is It Used in Eating Disorder Recovery?

There are many advantages for a person in eating disorder recovery to attend treatment programs that use dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) in their treatment plans. This therapeutic approach helps with…


Breaking Down the Relationship Between Athletics and Eating Disorders

Athletics make a huge impact on many young women’s and men’s lives. They can inspire leadership skills, perseverance, teamwork, and self-confidence. However, for all the many positives that athletics can…