Eating Disorder

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Calories on Children’s Menus: Has the Government Taken a Step Towards Promoting Harmful Diet Culture in Children and Teens?

On a recent visit to Gordon Ramsay’s Bar and Brasserie in Mayfair, it was observed that caloric values had been published on the children’s menu – a menu that has been designed for children under the age of 8 who are dining with adults. The new regulations introduced by the government now require businesses with …

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Family-Based Therapy: Putting Parents at the Front of Eating Disorder Treatment

Family-based therapy (FBT), also known as the Maudsley method, is an established treatment intervention for adolescent eating disorders. Including families in the treatment of eating disorders can be highly beneficial to the vast majority of young adults. The degree of involvement will depend upon several factors, considering the needs of the young person and the …

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How to Choose the Best Eating Disorder Treatment for Your Teenage Boy – a Parents’ Guide

Finding specialist care for your child, teenager or young adult who has been diagnosed with an eating disorder or who is at the beginning of the treatment journey can be difficult. Finding support for parents who have concerns about their children and teenagers and looking for assessments and advice on eating disorders can be equally …

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Eating Disorders: Are Eating Disorders Brain Disorders?

Eating Disorder Facts for Teens and Parents Diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa Scientists continue to discover more information about eating disorders. 13.2% of young people will meet the criteria for diagnosis for an eating disorder by the time they reach their 20th birthday. Eating disorders are a leading cause of mental illness in young people. …

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Eating Disorder Treatment in Malaysia

New UK Covid Rules to Make Travel to Malaysia for Treatment Easier

From 4 October, the rules for international travel to the United Kingdom will change, making it much easier to travel to Malaysia for medical treatment. In less than two weeks’ time, the existing red, amber, and green traffic light system – which until now dictated quarantine and testing rules upon return – will be scrapped …

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Teen Eating Disorders in Singapore: Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating Disorder (BED)

A Generation Affected by Eating Disorders and the Parents Who Care. Teenagers and young adults in Singapore are more likely to be diagnosed with an eating disorder than at any previous time. Eating disorders amongst children, tweens, teens and young adults continue to rise at an alarming rate in Singapore, both in the expat and …

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Why UK Families are Choosing Eating Disorder Treatment Overseas for Teens in Crisis

Why Are UK Families Choosing Eating Disorder Treatment Overseas for Teens in Crisis?

The Eating Disorder Bed Crisis 1.25 million people in the UK are estimated to have an eating disorder.  Waiting lists for eating disorder beds in the UK are leaving many families at breaking point. The UK eating disorder charity, BEAT, reports that the current waiting times are up to two years.  Eating disorders are severe …

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K-Pop and eating disorders

Where Barbie Meets K-Pop: The Rise in Eating Disorders in Asia

Body Image and Eating Disorders in Children and Teenagers From East to West, children and teenagers constantly gather information from people, things and events in their environment. They use this information to make judgments and form opinions about themselves, others and the world around them. Can exposure to unrealistic expectations and perfectionism affect the self-confidence …

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