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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.

February 24, 2016
Dr. Ashley Solomon, PsyD, CEDS, Executive Clinical Director at ERC, Ohio shares with Fox 19 Cincinnati the different types of eating disorders and the number of people affected, especially children.
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January 29, 2016
A list of suggestions on how to talk to someone with an eating disorder compiled by Bonnie Brennan.
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DocumentTags: #caregiverscorner, #therapythursday, "bonnie brennan", "child & adolescent", families, patients
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January 21, 2016
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DocumentTags: "child & adolescent", "dr ovidio bermudez", families, patients, "symptoms & signs", treatment
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November 13, 2015

If I could offer advice on conversing with a loved one with an eating disorder during the holidays, I would tell them this: Avoid discussions about quantities or types of foods, diets, and body sizes to make the table safer for everyone.

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DocumentTags: alumni, "child & adolescent", "dr casey tallent", families, patients, "symptoms & signs"
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January 08, 2015
Learn to become a discriminating consumer of eating recovery treatment outcome data. Read this booklet provided by Eating Recovery Center to understand some of the difficulties researchers face in measuring eating disorder treatment effectiveness and how to critically evaluate data that is presented. 
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DocumentTags: "child & adolescent", families, patients, professionals, treatment, "treatment results"
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January 06, 2015
Partnering with Eating Recovery Center, Insight Behavioral Health Centers offers comprehensive, developmentally appropriate programming for adolescents (ages 12 through 17) and families struggling with overeating in the Midwest.
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DocumentTags: "child & adolescent", "compulsive overeating", "dr julie friedman", "dr lynn gettleman chehab", "erc chicago il", families, treatment
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August 29, 2012
Parents, please be vigilant for eating disorder signs as your children go back to school. Life changes, such as the transitions to middle school, high school or college, can serve as triggers that may contribute to the development of an eating disorder.
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DocumentTags: causes, "child & adolescent", families, "julie holland", professionals, "symptoms & signs"
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January 17, 2012

As millions of Americans resolve to lose weight, parents’ new diet and fitness regimens may have an unintended, negative outcome — triggering disordered eating behaviors or body image issues in their children. Because children often will mirror what they observe in their adult counterparts, we urge parents to be mindful with their food- and body-focused words and behaviors while undertaking New Year’s resolutions.

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