Sound “Bites” about Eating Disorders in Children & Adolescen

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Allison Baker, MD and Deborah Glasofer, PhD

Many aspects of the United States culture display an obsession with weight loss. Women's magazines typically have a cover highlighting a story about weight management, dieting hints, or how to tighten specific muscle groups. Models and actors display an unattainable level of thinness. Some athletes relentlessly pursue a leaner body for performance enhancement. In this blog radio program, Drs. Deborah Glasofer and Allie Baker will answer important questions about the medical and scientific facts of eating disorders. We will cover important information about early warning signs of disordered eating and what constitutes an eating disorder. Finally, we will discuss treatment approaches in depth, ranging from psychotherapy, medication management, and family work.

For specific information on the eating disorders program affiliated with Columbia call 212 543-5739 or go to http://columbiaeatingdisorders.org/ for research studies or treatment 

For information on the Teen Bulimia study please go to http://teenbulimiastudy.org/

For more information on the Adolescent Day Treatment program please contact 

http://www.columbiapsychiatry.org/faculty/clinicalservices/adolescent-program  or call 212 326-8441 

 

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body image
mental
bulimia
anorexia
treatment
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