AED Applauds SAMHSA for Its Grant to Create a Training Center for Eating Disorder-Related Education in the Community
On September 21, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded the team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), led by Christine M. Peat, Ph.D.,...
16-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) is proud to announce its 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED) awardees. Each year, AED presents a number of awards, fellowships, grants, scholarships, and confers AED Fellow honors during...
3-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
What’s the Role of the Gut Microbiome in Eating Disorders? Find out at the International Conference on Eating Disorders
Eating disorders affect individuals worldwide, can be lethal, and represent an enormous cost in healthcare treatment and lost productivity. Scientists are beginning to understand how the gut microbiome—the bacteria that reside in the...
20-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Eating disorders are serious illnesses with the highest mortality rate of all psychological disorders. Although it’s commonly believed they affect only young women, eating disorders actually affect all genders, ages, weights, and ethnicities....
13-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Recovery From an Eating Disorder: How Do We Define It? What Does It Look Like? And Should It Always Be the Focus?
People who have eating disorders, their loved ones, and their health care providers usually see “recovery” as the end goal of treatment. However, it’s not clear how to best define recovery from an eating disorder.
6-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Finding the Right Words to Say: AED Releases Infographic on Using Sensitive and Medically Appropriate Language in the Eating Disorders Community
In an effort to reduce the stigma associated with eating disorders, the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) recently released an infographic based on an article written by multiple current or former editors and associate editors of the International...
28-Nov-2017 7:45 AM EST Add to Favorites
The Academy for Eating Disorders Calls for a Universal Ban on Discrimination on the Basis of Height and Weight
The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) has joined with a coalition of associations in an appeal to the Massachusetts legislature to request their support of An Act Making Discrimination Based on Height and Weight Unlawful (Massachusetts H.952).
17-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
65 Bipartisan Members of Congress Urge CDC To Include Eating Disorders within National Surveillance Systems
Last week, 65 bipartisan Members of both the U.S. Senate
and House of Representatives sent letters to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) urging the re-inclusion
and inclusion of eating disorders surveillance questions within the CDC national...
30-Oct-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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