Category list : Eating disorders
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Staff involved in the care of a patient with an eating disorder should place greater emphasis on how they coordinate treatment with one another, according to new guidance.
Cognitive behavioural therapy is among the potential treatments that should be considered for eating disorders, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Eating disorders are more common than expected among middle-aged women, suggests a new UK study.
“Anorexia could be ‘contagious’ in girls’ schools,” the Daily Telegraph reports, while the Mail Online claims that, “Pushy parents are driving children to eating disorders.”
Waiting time targets for teenagers with eating disorders are to be introduced for the first time as part of £1bn of investment for improving mental health care, the prime minister has announced.
NHS 'failing' patients with eating disordersSubscription
The NHS is “failing” thousands of patients with eating disorders who are being turned away by doctors because their condition is not deemed serious enough, campaigners have claimed.
Managing anorexia nervosa in the communitySubscription
Preventing hospital admissions and improving quality of life are key priorities for those working with people with severe and enduring eating disorders
Anorexia and bulimia may be the two most well known eating disorders but they are not the most common, a new study reveals.
If I am fat, then it must be my fault, right? This is what I believed too until, after a lifetime of failed diet and exercise regimens, I was diagnosed with lipoedema, a genetic condition countless doctors, nurses, diet experts and physical trainers I consulted seemed not to have heard of.
“Appetite control could be rewired, say researchers”, BBC News reports, based on findings that it notes “could eventually offer a permanent solution for tackling obesity”.