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The Eating Recovery Center Blog features frequent updates concerning Eating Recovery Center (ERC), our eating disorder treatment methods and programs, and upcoming meetings and events to help provide patients, families, professionals, and alumni alike with the information they need to understand their condition and enter on a path to long-lasting recovery.


October 18, 2017
The Body Project has been found to reduce the onset of eating disorders and touts very strong effects at reducing body dissatisfaction. The program also is decreasing eating disorder risk factors. The Body Project is a body-acceptance program supported by more research than any other body image program. Here's what faculty, staff and students have to say about their experience:
 
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September 21, 2017
In a previous blog post, I discussed “food addiction” and compulsive eating. In that blog, I shared hope that treatment for loss of control eating is possible. I believe that we can learn how to create a healthy relationship with food. In today’s blog, I want to explain a little more about the science behind “food addiction.”
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DocumentTags: alumni, "binge eating treatment recovery program", causes, diagnosis, "dr ralph carson", "erc chicago il", patients
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June 22, 2017
Many well-meaning people attempt to stop eating when they are “full.” And most of us assume that this ability — to notice if we feel hungry or full — will come to us easily and naturally. Does every person know how to recognize physical sensations of hunger and fullness? Are stomach cues really enough to rely on, in order to know when to eat and when to stop eating? 
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DocumentTags: "binge eating disorder", causes, "compulsive overeating", "dr ralph carson", families, patients, professionals
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January 25, 2017
Rampant heart health messages about diet and weight loss may also inadvertently prompt disordered thinking about “good” and “bad” foods and restrictive eating, which ultimately tend to fuel food cravings and out-of-control eating. Here's what to do instead.
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DocumentTags: alumni, "binge eating disorder", causes, "erc chicago il", "jean alves", patients, treatment
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October 12, 2016
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DocumentTags: alumni, "binge eating disorder", causes, "compulsive overeating", "erc chicago il", "jean alves", patients
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September 22, 2016

Find out why talking about weight and dieting with your kids is a very bad idea. Here's what to do, instead, when you're worrying about your child's weight.

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DocumentTags: #caregiverscorner, causes, "child & adolescent", "dr ashley solomon", "erc cincinatti oh", families, professionals
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March 29, 2016

Karen Schneller, clinical manager of the Eating Recovery Center in San Francisco, said a spike in extreme eating habits in teenagers and college students has the potential to develop into eating disorders. This is a phenomenon that happens consistently throughout the country. Anxiety and stress about body image can also manifest into an eating disorder.

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DocumentTags: anorexia, bulimia, causes, families, "karen schneller", males, "signs & symptoms"
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March 23, 2016
Learn about the harmful effects of weight stigma on people of all sizes and ways that our culture can change size discrimination. From Ashley Solomon, PsyD, CEDS, the Executive Clinical Director at Eating Recovery Center, Ohio.
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DocumentTags: #caregiverscorner, #therapythursday, causes, "dr ashley solomon", "erc cincinnati oh", "symptoms & signs", "weight stigma"
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January 14, 2016
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DocumentTags: causes, "erc bellevue wa", "lisa geraud", "symptoms & signs", treatment
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January 03, 2016
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DocumentTags: causes, "elizabeth easton", "erc denver co", parents, professionals
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