Binge eating and purging can be present in both anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN). In both disorders, the individual may engage in objective binge episodes (eating a large amount of food in a short period of time accompanied by a sense of feeling out of control) and engage in compensatory behaviours. ...
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TREATING SUICIDALITY IN EATING DISORDERS: HOW DBT SKILLS HELP FAMILIES NAVIGATE SUICIDE AND SELF-INJURY
This post was originally written for FEAST on Dec 28th, 2020: Given very high rates of suicidal and self-injurious behaviours among adolescents with eating disorders, it is crucial that families receive training and support to manage these complex behaviours. Rates of suicide are 12 times higher in those with anorexia nervosa and almost 8 times...