Eating Disorder

Eating Disorders: Are Eating Disorders Brain Disorders?

12 Oct , 2021 - Blog, Eating Disorder, Mental Health

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

30 Sep , 2021 - Blog, Eating Disorder

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

Advice for families embarking on Family-Based Therapy (FBT) and recommendations for families looking for alternative treatment options.  It is clinically acknowledged that including families in the treatment of eating disorders is good practice, in the vast majority of circumstances. The degree of involvement will depend upon several factors, taking into consideration the needs of the […]

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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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