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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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Exploring the gene–environment nexus in eating disorders

Author: Cynthia M. Bulik Journal: Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience 2005 Sep; 30(5): 335–339. READ MORE
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Environmental and Genetic Risk Factors for Eating Disorders: What the Clinician Needs to Know

Authors: Suzanne E.Mazzeo PhD, Cynthia M.Bulik PhD Journal: Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. Volume 18, Issue 1, January 2009, Pages 67-82 READ MORE

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