Eating Disorder

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

29 Jun , 2021 - Blog, Eating Disorder, Mental Health, News, The Wave Clinic News

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

21 May , 2021 - Blog, Eating Disorder, Mental Health

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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How New Research Into Predicting Eating Disorders Could Provide Opportunities For Earlier Intervention

12 Apr , 2021 - Blog, Eating Disorder, Mental Health, News

How New Research Into Predicting Eating Disorders Could Provide Opportunities For Earlier Intervention

What Are Eating Disorders? An eating disorder causes an individual to interact with food in an unhealthy way: eating excessive amounts in an uncontrolled manner, limiting food intake or getting rid of food through purging, fasting, laxative intake or over-exercising. It is also possible for a combination of these behaviours to occur together. Individuals who have an […]

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Is excessive screen time during the COVID-19 crisis triggering binge eating in pre-teens?

6 Mar , 2021 - Behavioral Health, Blog, Eating Disorder, News

Is excessive screen time during the COVID-19 crisis triggering binge eating in pre-teens?

In recent months, numerous research studies have highlighted the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis (and the increased isolation) on young people’s mental health.  During the pandemic (and multiple lockdowns), a dramatic increase in screen time has been seen amongst children, teenagers and young people – to continue their education remotely, maintain connections with family and […]

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Isolation caused by COVID-19 triggers sharp rise in Eating Disorders among Children

18 Feb , 2021 - Blog, Eating Disorder, Mental Health

Isolation caused by COVID-19 triggers sharp rise in Eating Disorders among Children

The impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic on our bodies, for those unlucky enough to contract the disease, are undeniable and well-documented. Even the long-term effects (so-called “long COVID”) have been the focus of a growing number of studies. But how this unprecedented situation affects our minds is equally concerning. So many people of all […]

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Isolation – the enemy at home. Increased mental health concerns for UK Families

5 Jan , 2021 - Blog, Depression, Eating Disorder, Mental Health, News

Isolation – the enemy at home. Increased mental health concerns for UK Families

Boris Johnson has announced a return to the most stringent measures to combat the increasing numbers of Covid 19 in the community. The new measures, including a six-week lockdown, are due to take effect early on Wednesday 6th January (GMT).  Whilst in general, voters appear to be in favour of supporting the more stringent measures, […]

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COVID-19 stress drives a disturbing rise in hospital admissions for children and young people with eating disorders

1 Jan , 2021 - Blog, Eating Disorder, News

COVID-19 stress drives a disturbing rise in hospital admissions for children and young people with eating disorders

The COVID‐19 pandemic has deeply disrupted daily life across the globe, with profound effects on both our physical and mental health (Holmes et al., 2020). While research on the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and young people is still quite limited, a review of recent international studies shows that it is affecting […]

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