Collaborative Care in Eating Disorders and Non-Negotiables: Why do we need them and how do they work?

Imagine these scenarios…

You’ve been seeing a patient with severe anorexia nervosa for a number of weeks in therapy. Together, you have begun addressing and thinking about the core features that have contributed to the eating disorders onset and maintenance. But recently the patient’s weight has begun to drop, and she has not been seen by her GP. She says that she has fainted several times in the last week. You raise the issue of her going into hospital, but she says “that’s the last thing I want to do…”


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.


Fears grow as wait lists for eating disorder treatments lengthen

WATCH: Eating disorders, like anorexia and bulimia, are not only far more common than most of us realize, there is very little treatment.  Vassy Kapelos has the first in a two-part series.

What if anorexia wasn't a disorder, but a passion?

After a century of treating patients with anorexia nervosa, psychiatrists remain stymied as to how to loosen its grip.

Eating disorders cause more Canadian girls to be hospitalized: About 28% of visits to emergency departments for eating disorders included admissions

Hospitalizations for eating disorders increased dramatically among preteen and teenage girls in Canada between 2006 and 2013, according to a new report.

The Canadian Institute for Health Information examined use of hospital services for eating disorders.

"From 2006–2007 to 2012–2013, the rate of females hospitalized in Canada for an eating disorder was stable — except among 10- to 19-year-olds," the institute said Thursday.

In that group, the rate increased by 42 per cent in just the last two years, with older teens experiencing an even sharper increase.

Back to School: Langley university increasing course selections -Eating Disorders

This fall, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is launching a whole roster of continuing and professional studies.