The impact of calorie labelling on menus for individuals with eating disorders

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Lucy Hyam discusses a qualitative study that explored the impact of calorie labelling on menus for individuals with current or past experience of eating disorders.

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Understanding maladaptive exercise in adolescence: who is at risk and why?

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Caroline Touzeau and Caitlin Lloyd blog about a recent longitudinal cohort study that investigated patterns of maladaptive exercise in young people, which supports “re-framing motivations for exercise in youth away from weight loss at a population level”.

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“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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What factors predict youth mental health service use?

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In her debut blog, Oleta Williams writes with Nick Meader and Nina Higson-Sweeney to summarise a secondary analysis of NHS administrative data to identify predictors of mental health service use in children and young people.

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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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Mapping the trajectory of psychiatric diagnoses: Danish study finds that mental health diagnoses may change over time

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In her latest blog, Dona Matthews summarises a recent publication in The Lancet Psychiatry, which mapped the psychiatric diagnostic trajectories of 184,949 Danish patients over a 10-year period.

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Multiracial young adults at higher risk of mental illness compared to their monoracial counterparts, according to US university research

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Andie Ashdown summarises a cross-sectional study exploring mental health disparities between multiracial and monoracial young people in the United States.

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Barriers to help-seeking for eating disorders: which factors impact early intervention?

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Lucy Hyam summarises a recent systematic review which looks at pathways to improve early intervention for eating disorders.

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