Posts Tagged ‘childhood eating disorders’

By On April 10th, 2017

Can Just Five Questions Identify Adolescents With Binge Eating Disorder?

Identifying binge eating disorder (BED) in adolescents is a difficult process. Since most diagnostic tools are designed for adults, doctors have to rely on questions that can be irrelevant or confusing to younger patients and provide little useful information for doctors to make a diagnosis. Obesity can be a sign of the eating disorder in…


By On October 6th, 2016

Oklahoma Boy Lives With An Unusual Eating Disorder

Everyone has heard of anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder – the most common forms of eating disorders. But, eating disorders can actually take many different forms, some of which are less common than others. A young boy from Oklahoma City named Michael is struggling with one particularly unique form of an eating disorder, as…


By On June 17th, 2016

Commenting On A Child’s Weight May Do More Harm Than Good

Being a parent means having to make difficult choices. One of those choices you might have to make is whether to talk with an overweight child about weight. If you don’t say anything, there’s the chance you may miss the opportunity to correct unhealthy habits before they become a life-long health issue. But, more and…


By On February 24th, 2016

Study Highlights Eating Disorder Differences Between Boys and Girls

Research has shown conclusively that teenage girls aren’t the only ones to experience eating disorders. Eating disorders affect men and women of all ages, and the myth that young women are the only people who might live with an eating disorder prevents many people from seeking treatment for their own disordered eating. While both men…

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