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Cognitive processes and the treatment of obesity: cognitive factors may influence attrition, weight loss, and weight maintenance. Posted April 22, 2024

How intensive CBT-E can help adolescents with anorexia: The duration of anorexia doesn’t influence the benefit of enhanced cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT-E). Posted March 18, 2024

Internalized weight stigma and binge-eating disorder: Features, maintaining mechanisms and procedures to address it. Psyhcology Today, Posted February 27, 2024

New weight loss drugs in binge-eating disorder and obesity: when should they be used? Psyhcology Today, Posted January 1, 2024.

New Obesity Framework: Overcoming Stigma and Improving Care: We need a shared definition of the diagnosis of clinical obesity. Psychology Today. Posted October 20, 2023

Multistep cognitive behavior therapy for eating disorders: A promising treatment for all eating disorders and settings. Psychology Today. Posted September 11, 2023

Understanding Atypical Anorexia Nervosa: Here are key characteristics and strategies to address this eating disorder, Psychology Today. Posted August 11, 2023

Social Media, Body Dissatisfaction, and Disordered Eating: Why social media may increase the risk of eating disorders in adolescents. Posted May 30, 2023

Anorexia Nervosa and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: How to tell when they really coexist. Posted April 15, 2023

Weight suppression in adolescents with anorexia nervosa: Its role in influencing the outcome of cognitive behavior therapy. Posted March 8, 2023

Reduced Muscle Size and Physical Fitness in Anorexia Nervosa Weight regain is insufficient to produce a full restoration of physical fitness. Posted February 6, 2023

Eating Disorders in Males. An underrecognized problem.  Posted January 9, 2023

Clinical services for eating disorders in all ages: A solution to overcome the transition from adolescent to adult service. Psychology Today. Posted December 4, 2022

Gastrointestinal symptoms, dieting, and eating disorders: How to prevent the trigger or aggravation of feeding and eating disorders. Psychology Today. Posted October 3, 2022

Functional gastrointestinal symptoms and elimination diets: why they can trigger or aggravate feeding and eating disorders. Psychology Today. Posted September 3, 2022

Ketogenic diets in binge-eating disorder with obesity: why they are contraindicated. Psychology TodayPosted August 1, 2022 

Why Interpersonal Difficulties Need to Be Addressed Alongside Eating Disorders: social problems for a young person can interfere with treatment. Posted May 1, 2022

Low self-esteem and eating disorders: what to do when the two problems coexist. Posted April 2, 2022 

Eating Disorders and Depression, How to tell when it is secondary to the eating disorder or a true comorbidity. Posted March 2, 2022

The link between excessive exercising and eating disorders. Features and management. Psychology Today. Posted February 1, 2022

Improving Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments for Eating Disorders. A promising strategy for improving the treatment outcome of eating disorders.. Posted January 2, 2022

Parental involvement in cognitive behavior therapy for eating disorders parents should be “helpers,” not “controllers,” of their child.  Posted December 1, 2021

Dietary restraint and dietary restriction in eating disorders: adverse effects, maintenance mechanisms, and strategies to address them. Posted November 1, 2021 

The Coexistence of Eating Disorders and Celiac Disease: An interacting and problematic relationship. Posted July 1. 2021

When eating disorders and type 1 diabetes co-occur: Eating disorders and type 1 diabetes are a dangerous combination. Posted June 1, 2021

Why do eating disorders persist? Cognitive behavior processes involved in the maintenance of eating disorders. Posted April 1, 2021 

Treatment of Eating Disorders in Adults and Adolescents. Posted March 1, 2021

The male athlete triad syndrome: An under-diagnosed problem of some athlete males. Posted February 9, 2021  

The Role of “Feeling Fat” in Eating Disorders. Posted August 7, 2020

Overvaluation of Shape and Weight in Obesity. Posted July 10, 2020

Comorbidity in Eating Disorders: Real or Spurious? Posted June 16, 2020

Addressing Cessation of Binge Eating and Weight Loss. A new integrated and personalized treatment for binge-eating disorder. Posted May 26, 2020

Distance CBT-E for Eating Disorders in Light of COVID-19 Posted April 15, 2020

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and eating disorders. Posted Mar 21, 2020

Why Intermittent Fasting Isn’t Effective or Healthy Posted Mar 03, 2020

FBT and CBT-E for Adolescents with Eating Disorders Posted Feb 10, 2020

CBT-E for Adolescents with Eating Disorders Posted Jan 31, 2020