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March 24, 2023
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Is Your Loved One Experiencing Atypical Anorexia? 6 Signs to Look Out For

Categorizing and labeling any eating disorder is a tricky subject. On one hand, having a clear diagnosis makes it easier to create medical reports and prescribe treatment. However, creating rigid boxes for a diagnosis ends up leaving some people out. Each body is different, and eating disorders, like all mental illnesses, show up with a range of intensities, symptoms, and expressions.  Having a cut-and-dry definition of an eating disorder means that some people who are…
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March 24, 2023
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Debunking 4 Myths of Virtual Eating Disorder Treatment Programs

Advances in technology, the changing needs of those living with eating disorders, and the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have led to an increase in individuals seeking virtual eating disorder treatment programs. In basic terms, virtual eating disorder treatment is the delivery of remote clinical services through virtual means, including video conferencing, instant messaging, email, phone calls, and other internet-based communication. The Benefits of Virtual Care The rise in the availability of virtual mental health…
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March 12, 2023
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What Is Inpatient Eating Disorder Treatment? 5 Things to Know

An eating disorder is a dangerous and potentially fatal mental health condition that should be treated by medical professionals. For those struggling with eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder, it’s important to know what treatment programs are available and to understand what those treatments may entail. Individuals who require a more intensive treatment program may opt for inpatient treatment. This article will answer some common questions about inpatient treatment…
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March 09, 2023
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Science says Family-Based Treatment (FBT) is the Most Effective Treatment for Eating Disorders—Here’s Why

Maris Degener and her family had just begun seeking eating disorder treatment when they were given a pamphlet for something called the “Maudsley Method.” She’d never heard of it, but proceeded as any curious teenager would: she Googled it. “I read about how the main focus in the beginning was on weight restoration and renourishment, and educating parents and family on how to make that happen by putting them in full charge of meals,” says…
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March 01, 2023
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Not One More | McCallum Place

NOT ONE MORE CHILD Coming off the heels of new clinical guidelines introduced by the American Academy of Pediatrics, we come alongside the National Alliance for Eating Disorders to join efforts to protect our children and ensure that NOT ONE MORE child is taken by this disease. At McCallum Place, we strive to promote education within our community so NOT ONE MORE sign or symptom of a child’s eating disorder goes unnoticed. Early detection is…
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