Eating Disorders

Understanding Eating Disorders Part 4

Understanding Eating Disorders Part 4 To wrap up our blog series on eating disorders, this final blog will discuss treatment options for those suffering from an eating disorder. Because eating disorders affect the individual’s physical state it is important to include close monitoring of medical and nutritional needs during treatment with the help of a…

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Understanding Eating Disorders Part 3

Understanding Eating Disorders Part 3 The final eating disorder we will discuss in this series is called Binge-Eating Disorder. Like bulimia, this disorder is characterized by recurrent episodes of binge eating, however, it is not followed by inappropriate compensatory behaviors such as self-induced vomiting or excessive exercise. The DSM-V also states that three or more…

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Understanding Eating Disorders Part 2

Understanding Eating Disorders Part 2 As we continue to bring awareness to the different types of eating disorders, we will focus the second part of this four part blog series on Bulimia Nervosa.  Bulimia Nervosa is characterized by both binge-eating episodes as well as recurrent inappropriate behaviors to prevent weight gain. The most recognized of…

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Understanding Eating Disorders Part 1

Understanding Eating Disorders Part 1 February 22nd through February 28th is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. To help bring awareness to these debilitating disorders, we will take a look at the different types of eating disorders as well as treatment options. There are three main types of eating disorders that are classified in the DSM-V.…

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