Guidelines for the Use of Exercise in Eating Disorders Treatment

A rapidly growing body of evidence suggests that exercise may be manageable in some, but not all, people with an eating disorder (ED). Accordingly, several recent narrative and meta-analytic reviews have concluded that when nutritional needs are satisfied, exercise appears to be a safe option in ED treatment (see Cook et al., 2016 for review). These preliminary results are encouraging and suggest that under close supervision and in the absence of medical or nutritional contraindications, exercise may be an efficacious adjunct to standard ED treatments.

Parliamentary committee report on eating disorders disappoints advocates

OTTAWA – A Parliamentary report on eating disorders in Canada is being criticized by some of the witnesses who testified before the committee.

The Importance of Multidisciplinary Eating Disorders Treatment

Each eating disorder is unique, and the appropriate treatment approach varies depending on the severity of the illness, as well as one's medical and psychiatric status.

Eating disorders targeted by UBCO students

Eating disorders stem from serious conditions that can have profound psychological and medical complications on a person, including death.

UNC professor works to identify orthorexia, a healthy eating disease

Turns out that too much of a good thing even applies to healthy habits.

A year after Vancouver declares mental health crisis, cases continue to climb

Theresa Pratt sits at her dining table and lights a cigarette, the flicker of the flame briefly illuminating her otherwise dim apartment. Placing the lighter on the table – among the clutter of coffee mugs, utensils and papers – she turns her attention to a visitor, a former adversary turned friendly acquaintance.

Self-compassion key to positive body image and coping

Women who accept and tolerate their imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their body mass index (BMI) and are better able to handle personal disappointments and setbacks in their daily lives.

Compulsive eating: Overeaters Anonymous offers help

After years of struggling with overeating, two Lower Mainland residents say they have finally found a long-term solution when they started looking at their issues as a disease with the help of Overeaters Anonymous.

New Online Training Course for Clinicians Working With Individuals With Eating Disorders

New Online Training Course for Clinicians Working With Individuals With Eating Disorders

The Body Positive: A New Approach to Trea

Cape Bretoners living with eating disorders to have access to more support

It is estimated roughly nine per cent of Canadians are affected by an eating disorder, with anorexia being the third most common chronic health condition among young women.

 

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