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Eating Disorders in General Practice

Eating disorders are truly holistic, affecting all biopsychosocial dimensions of health so we need to keep an open mind and our antennae alert in a wide variety of clinical scenarios in General Practice.

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A Work in Progress: a story of recovery
A Work in Progress: a story of recovery

Here’s something worth reading by Scarlett Winter, a 30 something woman in my practice. It’s her story of recovery from severe and longstanding anorexia nervosa and, although hers is a very specific diagnosis, there is much in it for us all to learn about recovery from mental illness generally.

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Online Help for Eating Disorders
Online Help for Eating Disorders

Juliette Thomson from the Butterfly Foundation has provided with some information about some of the services they offer for Patients suffering from eating disorders:   “The Butterfly Foundation’s

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Online Self-help Resources on Body Image and Eating Disorders - Centre for Clinical Interventions WA
Online Self-help Resources on Body Image and Eating Disorders - Centre for Clinical Interventions WA

The core psychopathology of Eating Disorders involves an overvaluation of control over weight, shape and eating. The leading evidence-based treatment for bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder is

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