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National Eating Disorders Association A national non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the awareness and prevention of eating disorders Teenagers with Eating Disorders Facts For Families from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Nutrition intervention in the treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating -- Position of American Dietetic Association (ADA) As purveyors of food, nutrition, and health information, registered dietitians should identify and inform health professionals and the lay public of the dangers of fad diets and diet products and should educate the public regarding healthful weight ranges and weight stabilization methods Adolescent Nutrition and Eating Disorders Dedicated to making knowledge of adolescent nutrition accessible to the vast audience who need to understand, and guide parents and teenagers through the crucial adolescent years
Eating Disorder Network Provides services and programs for family and friends of adolescents with eating disorders. Its members are primarily parents and loved ones of young people affected by anorexia nervosa or bulimia, working in concert with health care providers from the Strong Adolescent Eating Disorder Program. Its activities are designed to complement the professional therapy this is usually required to treat these conditions edreferral.com Provides information and treatment resources for all forms of eating disorders. Its goal is to provide assistance, in the form of information and resources, to those suffering with eating disorders to get them started on the road to recovery and healthy living
On the Teen Scene: Eating Disorders Require Medical Attention A reprint of an article containing statistics and other information from the US FDA BodyWise Handbook for Adults How to help a teen with an eating disorder (a .pdf file)
Teenagers and Eating Disorders An article which presents information about some of the causes and factors in eating disorders Number One Reason for Developing an Eating Disorder An article discussing the role of boundary invasion in eating disorders
The Secret Obsessions: Anorexia and Bulimia A four-part feature discussing eating disorders and their prevalence among young populations Eating Disorders in Adolescents: Principles of Diagnosis and Treatment Medical information from The Canadian Paediatric Society
KidsHealth: Eating Disorders According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are eating disorders that are increasing among teens and kids, especially among young women Eating Disorders during Adolescence: Nutritional Problems and Interventions A reference for health care professionals, students and educators


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