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Eating Disorder Organizations Join Forces to Urge Focus on Health and Lifestyle Rather Than Weight

Several major eating disorders organizations have joined forces and are urging focus on health and lifestyle rather than weight as a measurement of well-being.
10-Dec-2009 8:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

AED Applauds Fashion Industry Leaders Who Challenge Unhealthy Ultra-Thin Images of Beauty

The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) expresses support for members of the fashion industry who have recently expressed opposition to practices that promote idealization of an unhealthy thin beauty ideal through the use of underweight models.
22-Oct-2009 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy for Eating Disorders Issues New Position Paper on The Role of the Family in Eating Disorders

The Academy for Eating Disorders is issuing a Position Paper on The Role of Family in Eating Disorders that outlines research refuting the common misconception that families are a primary cause of anorexia or bulimia nervosa.
15-Sep-2009 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tri Delta Receives First Ever Research-Practice Partnership Award from the Academy for Eating Disorders

Delta Delta Delta, a leader among social Greek organizations, along with Carolyn Becker, PhD, FAED, of Trinity University were recognized with the first-ever Research-Practice Partnership Award from the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED).
29-Jun-2009 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Academy for Eating Disorders Honors Excellence, Leadership

The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) announced the 2009 recipients of its awards for significant contributions to the advancement of research and treatment of eating disorders in the latest issue of The Forum, its quarterly newsletter for members.
9-Jun-2009 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Eating Disorders Group Cancels Conference Due to Swine Flu Concerns

The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) has canceled the 2009 International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED), scheduled for April 30 "“ May 2 in Cancun, Mexico, because of increasing concerns over the possibility of a global H1N1, or...
30-Apr-2009 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eating Disorders Must Be Recognized As Serious Mental Illnesses

The Academy for Eating Disorders has released a position paper in the March issue of its scientific journal explaining the scientific rationale for identifying eating disorders as serious mental illnesses.
26-Mar-2009 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AED Issues Guidelines for Childhood Obesity Programs

The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) issued guidelines for childhood obesity prevention programs to ensure that community- and school-based efforts are carried out with equal concern for children's physical, social and emotional health.
3-Mar-2009 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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