“You Don’t Look Anorexic”: unmasking weight stigma in patients with atypical anorexia nervosa

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Eleana Frisira summarises a qualitative study exploring weight stigma in individuals with lived experience of atypical anorexia nervosa.

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Gender identity and eating disorders: clinician’s perceptions of care for transgender and gender diverse patients

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Sophie Archer’s debut blog summarises a qualitative study exploring healthcare provider perspectives on barriers and facilitators to transgender and gender diverse patients accessing and receiving support for eating disorders.

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The Body Project peer-led eating disorders prevention programme shows promise for bulimia nervosa and purging disorder

Across the three trials, 10.6% of Body Project participants went on to develop an eating disorder in comparison to 17.4% of the control groups, indicating promise in the intervention.

Georgie Parker summarises a recent study which outlines the results of three trials exploring the effectiveness of a peer-led dissonance-based programme for preventing the onset of eating disorders.

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The healthcare cost of multimorbidity in people with mental health diagnoses in Denmark

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Kitty Saunders and Silke Vereeken explore the individual and population level healthcare costs of multimorbidities in people with at least one mental health diagnosis in Denmark.

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Online family-based therapy for youth eating disorders: promising, but randomised evidence needed

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In her debut blog, Eline van Bree summarises a recent pre-post observational cohort study, which explores the effectiveness of delivering evidence-based eating disorder treatment via telemedicine for children and young people.

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Mastication and chronic disease in older adults

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In this blog Carly Ross assess a review of the associations between objectively assessed masticatory performance, chronic systemic diseases and physical function in older adults.

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CBT for eating disorders: which approach works best for whom?

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Alice Potter reviews a trial of CBT for eating disorders, which finds that motivational work may be important for patients with initially low motivation and resistance to therapy.

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How the pro-eating disorders community gain influence on Twitter #Proana

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In her debut blog, Megan Buoey summarises a social media study which explores how pro-eating disorder communities grow on Twitter.

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Interpersonal psychotherapy for eating disorders: a viable alternative to CBT?

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Georgie Parker summarises a systematic review which suggests that interpersonal psychotherapy may be as effective as CBT for eating disorders, particularly in certain groups.

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Disordered eating during COVID: understanding experiences from Reddit posts

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Georgie Parker summarises a research study of Reddit comments posted during Covid-19, which looks at how the pandemic and lockdown affected people with disordered eating behaviours.

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