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Medication for eating disorders blog 2: Will medication change me?

By Deborah Etienne-Ward This second article in the Medications for Eating Disorders series aims to address the common concern...

December 6

Medication for eating disorders blog 1: Are medications useful for eating disorders?

By Deborah Etienne-Ward Psychotropic medication refers to medication that has the purpose of managing mental illness by altering mood,...

November 25

Carer’s Blog 5: Taking care of YOU: Self-care strategies for carers and family members

By Madalyn Oliver It is not uncommon for the effects of an eating disorder to be felt not only...

October 23

Carer’s Blog 4: Making rules and setting clear boundaries when caring for a loved one with an eating disorder

By Madalyn Oliver Typically, families need rules in order to define what is expected of each family member, clarify...

October 21

Carer’s Blog 3: Helping your loved one to better manage their emotions

By Madalyn Oliver Often individuals with an eating disorder can find it difficult to manage and regulate emotions. Whilst...

October 12

Carer’s Blog 2: How to communicate with your loved one about their eating disorder

By Madalyn Oliver Communication during recovery from an eating disorder is vital. It is important that the sufferer and...

October 7

Carer’s Blog 1: Reflecting on our responses to our loved ones eating disorder

By Madalyn Oliver Parents, carers and other family members are usually the main support system for sufferers of an...

October 2

When the mind dislikes the body

By Deborah Etienne-Ward Two disorders which have a theme of body dissatisfaction are Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Anorexia Nervosa....

September 5

Myths surrounding Eating Disorders in Males

By Remie Jaggard The presence of Anorexia Nervosa in males was first noted by Sir William Gull in 1874....

July 31

Is “orthorexia” an eating disorder?

By BodyMatters therapist Sarah McMahon Othorexia is a term that literally means “fixation on righteous eating”, presented clinically as...

July 13