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If you or a loved one is struggling this holiday season, these resources may help. Helplines National Suicide Prevention Hotline (24/7) Call 1-800-273-8255 Select the...
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WHY PARTICIPANT DIVERSITY IS ESSENTIAL FOR GENETIC STUDIES OF EATING DISORDERS

Originally published here by Cynthia Bulik, Casey MacDermod, Susana Cruz García, and Christina Sanzari Truth #5. Eating disorders affect people of all genders, ages, races,...
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THE FIELD OF EATING DISORDERS HAS A PROBLEM: LET’S FIX IT!

Originally published here by Cynthia Bulik, PhD The field of eating disorders has a problem. Well, to be honest, more than one problem, but for...
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Participant stories

Janice

Janice’s story

Executive Director of the Eating Disorders Resource Center (EDRC)  who has battled anorexia & bulimia nervosa for almost 50 years, CALIFORNIA   After graduating from...
Patti Geolat

Patti Geolat’s story

Founder, Something for Kelly Foundation & founder & CEO, Geolat Companies, TEXAS   Ms Patti Geolat is founder of the Something for Kelly Foundation –...

Latest Research

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Evaluating disorders of gut-brain interaction in eating disorders

Authors: Camilla A Wiklund, Marianna Rania, Ralf Kuja-Halkola, Laura M Thornton, Cynthia M Bulik Journal: International Journal of Eating Disorders Main research question addressed: To document the frequency of...
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Anorexia nervosa and inflammatory bowel diseases – diagnostic and genetic associations

Authors: Janne Tidselbak Larsen, Zeynep Yilmaz, Bjarni Jóhann Vilhjálmsson, Laura M. Thornton, Michael Eriksen Benros, Katherine L. Musliner, Eating Disorders Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics...
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Reframing anorexia nervosa as a metabo-psychiatric disorder

Authors: Cynthia M. Bulik, Ian M. Carroll, Phil Mehler Journal: Cell Press. 2021 Oct;32(10):752-761. doi: 10.1016 Main research question addressed: What is the role of...

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