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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

Jacob

Jacob’s story

Student, avid hiker & writer who battled anorexia nervosa for nine years, NEBRASKA   Jacob, 25, Nebraska, was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa at 15 years...
Maris Degener, CALIFORNIA

Maris Degener’s story

Yoga teacher, writer & mental health advocate who battled an eating disorder as a teenager, CALIFORNIA   Maris Degener, 22, is a California-based yoga teacher,...
Amy Safko

Amy’s story

Mom who has waged a more than 30-year-long battle with  anorexia nervosa, NEW JERSEY   Mom-to-3, Amy, 50, New Jersey, has been living with anorexia...

Latest Research

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Polygenic score for body mass index is associated with disordered eating in a general population cohort

Summary: This study examines the association between genetic variants of BMI with aspects of disordered eating.  Disordered eating describes a range of irregular eating behaviors that...
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Associations between eating expectancies and Eating disorder symptoms in men and women

Authors: Leigh C.Brosof, Melissa A. Munn-Chernoff, Cynthia M. Bulik, Jessica H. Baker Journal: Appetite. Volume 141, 1 October 2019, 104309 READ MORE
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A longitudinal study of eating behaviours in childhood and later eating disorder behaviours and diagnoses

Authors: Moritz Herle, Bianca De Stavola, Christopher Hübel, Mohamed Abdulkadir Journal: Cambridge University Press. 05 August 2019 READ MORE

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