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Reviving Recovery: A Supplemental Approach in Treating Eating Disorders

  title={Reviving Recovery: A Supplemental Approach in Treating Eating Disorders},
  author={Amy O'Sullivan},
Eating disorders are bio-psycho-social diseases that affect nearly twenty million women and ten million men in America (National Eating Disorder Association, 2018). They are serious but treatable illnesses that develop when a genetic predisposition is paired with an environmental activation. Out of all mental illnesses, eating disorders have the highest mortality rate, with one person dying as a direct result of an eating disorder every 62 minutes (Smink, Van Hoeken, & Hoek, 2012). Eating… 



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Current conceptual and clinical innovations designed to improve on existing therapeutic efficacy and the problems of increasing the dissemination of evidence-based treatments that are unavailable in most clinical service settings are discussed.

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Loneliness and Eating Disorders

  • M. Levine
  • Psychology
    The Journal of psychology
  • 2012
The link between loneliness andeating disorders is examined through a systematic review of the literature that links loneliness and eating disorders and through a survey of themes connecting the 2 conditions.

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Abstract The field of eating disorders has grown rapidly, amassing an impressive body of treatment research in the past 20 years. In particular, researchers have focused on binge eating problems,

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