Eating disorders: Screening, Identification & Referral Guide
About this resource
Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses with a range of potentially life-threatening medical complications.
This two-page guide can help you identify and assess eating disorders through common physical, behavioural, and psychological symptoms and signs.
Young peoples' stigmatizing attitudes and beliefs about anorexia nervosa and muscle dysmorphia
ABSTRACT Objective The nature and extent of stigma toward individuals with anorexia nervosa and muscle dysmorphia remains underexplored.Read more
Stigma and eating disorders: Is there evidence of negative attitudes towards anorexia nervosa among women in the community?
Background and aims: Few studies have examined stigma towards individuals affected by eating disorders.Read more
Family therapy for child and adolescent eating disorders: A critical review
Eating disorder-focused family therapy has emerged as the strongest evidence-based treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa, supported by evidence from nine RCTs, and there is increasing evidence of its efficacy in treating adolescent bulimia nervosa (three RCTs).Read more
A systematic and methodological review of attentional biases in eating disorders: Food, body, and perfectionism.
OBJECTIVE: The current systematic and methodological review aimed to critically review existing literature utilizing implicit processing, or automatic approach- and/or avoidance-related attentional biases between eating disorder (ED) and nonclinical samples, which (a) highlights how psychophysiological methods advance knowledge of ED implicit bias; (b) explains how findings fit into transdiagnostic versus disorder-specific ED frameworks; and (c) suggests how research can address perfectionism-related ED biases.Read more