Eating Disorders Newswire

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  1. Eating disorders now a top priority with Australian GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News

    According to a new announcement from the Morrison government on Sunday , patients who are suffering from severe forms of eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia would soon have access to up to 60 appointments with psychologists and dieticians as part of their Medicare plan. At Butterfly house Prime Minister Scott Morrison & Greg Hunt announced an investment into changing the public health system and significant funding for eating disorders.

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  2. People with eating disorders to get more Medicare-funded treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Age

    Australians with severe eating disorders have access to a comprehensive treatment plan under Medicare for the first time, including up to 60 appointments with psychologists and dietitians. Patients with the serious psychiatric conditions including anorexia and bulimia will be able to access up to 40 subsidised psychological services and 20 dietetic services each year from November 2019, the Morrison government announced on Monday.

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  3. Fight against anorexia gets $115m boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | The Mercury

    Thousands of South Australians will get access to tailored Medicare-subsidised treatA ment for eating disorders under a plan to be unveiled today. Eating disorders are not a lifestyle choice, but a mental illness.

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  4. Medical limbo forces moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Otago Daily Times

    Sarah Rowland has now packed her bags and moved to Auckland to get specialist help to treat her daughter's eating disorder. Photo: Gerard O'Brien A Kurow mother is pleading for the new Dunedin Hospital to include space for a paediatric eating disorders unit.

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  5. Spanish-Only Sessions at 2019 iaedpa Symposium Offer Diversity to Eating Disorders CommunityRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 4 | PRWeb

    The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals will offer a record eight Spanish-only sessions that address the latest in eating disorders treatment, causes and science at its 2019 iaedpa Symposium. "Many of our international members prefer the Spanish presentations, and other members are bilingual to better serve their Hispanic patients," said Bonnie Harken, Managing Director of the iaedpa Foundation.

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  6. iaedpa Announces Keynote Presentations and Program Schedule for the 2019 SymposiumRead the original story

    Friday Nov 30 | PRWeb

    The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation's 2019 Symposium will once again feature ground-breaking research and the latest learning in eating disorders treatment when keynote and other program presentations are delivered during the four days of the annual conference. "To be able to engage with these accomplished professionals in the field at one time and in one place is an extraordinary opportunity," said Bonnie Harken, Managing Director at the iaedpa Foundation.

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  7. To Treat Eating Disorders, It Sometimes Takes TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | The New York Times

    ... three sisters and they were always dieting and thought they were fat," said Cynthia Bulik, a professor of eating disorders at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, and director of the Centre for Eating Disorders Innovation at Karolinska ...

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  8. Family honors daughter by helping others with eating disordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | KSTP

    They've set up a memorial fund to honor their daughter - 26-year-old Clare Humphrey, who struggled for 10 years with anorexia and depression. The Clare Susan Humphrey Memorial Fund is about more than just treatment for eating disorders.

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  9. EVERY school should have mental health officers to tackle child...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Daily Mail

    ... The report praises progress in some services, with nearly 80 per cent of children starting treatment for eating disorders being seen within four weeks. But it found the rate of improvement 'highly variable' and noted capacity is not keeping pace ...

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  10. EVERY school should have mental health officers to tackle child welfare crisis, insists watchdogRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Daily Mail

    ... The report praises progress in some services, with nearly 80 per cent of children starting treatment for eating disorders being seen within four weeks. But it found the rate of improvement 'highly variable' and noted capacity is not keeping pace ...

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  11. 'I'd probably be dead if I stayed': Eating disorder...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | ABC News

    ... while she was living in Tasmania she saw multiple GPs who she claimed had little training in how to address eating disorders and who overlooked her skeletal frame. She was placed in a private psychiatric hospital where staff fed her baked beans and ...

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  12. 20 Subtle Eating Disorder SignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | Psychology Today

    The core symptoms of eating disorders are those that are part of the diagnosis, including binge eating and/or purging, and weight loss . However, there are also many more subtle patterns that are common in people with eating disorders.

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  13. Amy Iverson: Some people are using apps to promote eating disordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Deseret News

    ... help users as they try to lead healthier lives, they can also be dangerous for those who are susceptible to eating disorders. Intermittent fasting is a health fad that has different iterations, varying from only eating during a certain time window ...

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  14. The Importance of Loving Your DietRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | Competitor Magazine

    ... more positive attitudes towards healthy eating." Other research has demonstrated that people who develop eating disorders tend to share certain psychological characteristics. Specifically, they frequently exhibit low self-esteem and a high degree of ...

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  15. For older adults, does eating enough protein help delay disability?Read the original story

    Nov 2, 2018 | Science Daily

    ... (accessed November 4, 2018). People in treatment for eating disorders are poorly served when it comes to addressing the cultural aspects of eating problems, according to new research. This ...

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  16. The Conversation: Perfectionists more likely to develop bulimiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | Dalhousie News

    ... in Dalhousie University's department of psychology and neuroscience, I research personality traits and eating disorders . As a clinical psychologist, I also assess and treat eating disorders and associated problems, including perfectionism. My lab ...

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  17. New strategy for eating disorders still won't include specialist wardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | The RiotACT

    ... on early intervention instead. Minister for Mental Health Shane Rattenbury said a petition presented by eating disorders activist Molly Saunders had been a key catalyst for the Government's new Eating Disorders Position Statement, tabled on Thursday ...

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  18. No Homeless Kids benefit breakfast Oct. 23 in LynnwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | My Edmonds

    ... is a best-selling author and early pioneer of "whole-person" care for those suffering from depression, eating disorders, drug and alcohol addiction, and other psychological and physical disorders. While there is no cost for the breakfast event, a ...

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  19. MP opens up about teenage battle with body dysmorphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | Salisbury Journal

    ... recalled his past "self-esteem" issues. Speaking during a Westminster Hall debate on reducing stigma around eating disorders, the MP for Islwyn said: "When I was a teenager, my big role models were Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone. ...

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  20. Camila Mendes Says Seeking Help for Her Bulimia and Obsession With Dieting 'Changed My Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Self.com

    , a nonprofit dedicated to providing resources and funding to young people seeking treatment for eating disorders. Since then, the actor has continued to speak candidly about her experiences with , Mendes spoke about how she's recovering from ...

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