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How Eating Disorders Can Affect Young Athletes

US News & World Report - February 2018
The 2018 Games are producing dazzling displays of athleticism, but they're also a reminder that many young athletes at all levels of their sport grapple with eating disorders. Several high-profile Olympic athletes, such as U.S. figure skater Adam Rippon and Canadian figure skater Gabrielle Daleman, have recently spoken publicly about their struggles with an eating disorder. Read More

Walden Opens Cape Cod’s First Dedicated Eating Disorder Treatment Center

Natalie Cohen - February 2018
Walden Behavioral Care, a system of specialized care for individuals and families affected by all types of eating disorders, today announced that it will be opening a new clinic in Hyannis, MA on March 1. Read More

Pica Syndrome: What You Should Know About The Strange Urge To Eat Things That Aren’t Food

LittleThings - February 2018
Dr. James M. Greenblatt of Walden Behavioral Care Center in Massachusetts talked with LittleThings to break down the key facts surrounding this highly unusual condition. Read More

5 Signs Your Picky Child Isn't Getting Enough Nutrients & You Need To See A Doc

Romper - January 2018
A child whose daily meals revolve around five foods can't possibly be getting all the nutrition she needs for proper growth, can she? So what are some signs your picky kid isn't getting enough nutrients? Read More

Is It Picky Eating or Something More Serious?

baystateparent - December 2017
As some parents can attest, “picky eating” is extremely common among children of all ages. For some, however, picky eating might not be just a phase — it may actually represent symptoms of a more serious problem. Read More

Cultural Humility in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Catalogue - November 2017
Here’s what we know: People recovering from eating disorders not only benefit from – but require – a strong therapeutic alliance. It’s the same extremely vital therapeutic alliance which deteriorates if there’s a lack of humility. Read More

Running on Empty: How One Man Faced Anorexia as a Marathon Runner

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - November 2017
By the time he was 17, Benny Soran had stopped hanging out with friends who ate fried foods and sugary snacks. He was training to run his second Chicago Marathon, giving it his all as he had done with every project, class and cross-country track competition. Read More

4 Common Misconception about Binge Eating Disorder

Eating Disorder Hope - November 2017
In what may come as a surprise, binge eating disorder is actually the most common eating disorder in the United States – affecting an estimated 6-8 million Americans, more than all cases of anorexia and bulimia cases combined. Read More

Understanding Orthorexia: A Terrible, Tricky Eating Disorder

Organic Authorty - November 2017
The eating disorder spectrum is far-reaching. Most of the general public understand what anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating disorder are. However, there are other eating disorders that affect men and women, too. One of those less common disorders is orthorexia. Read More

Weight-based bullying can lead to psychological distress

New England Psychologist - November 2017
Fashion magazines, television shows, movies and other media have promoted the idea that “thin is in” for decades. While there has been a slight shift in thinking recently, bias against larger individuals continues to be an issue that can have medical and psychological consequences. Read More