Women and Men Disagree on “Perfect” Body

Kim Kardashian or Gwen Stefani? Women and Men Disagree on “Perfect” Female Body, How Far to Go to Achieve Ideal Physique New Survey Finds Men More Demanding Than Women of Themselves, Partners When it Comes to Physical Appearance Phoenix, Ariz. – March 23, 2018 – Men and women across the U.S. agree that the ideal…

New Study Reveals Perception About Eating Disorders

Despite a wave of Hollywood films, TV specials and books focusing on the potentially deadly health risks presented by eating disorders, a new study reveals that many Americans don’t view anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and other eating disorders as the life-threatening mental illnesses they are. The January 2018 study conducted for Rosewood Centers for Eating…

Eating Disorders and the Heart Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Hurt the Heart

Eating disorders can damage every part of the body, the heart and cardiovascular system in particular. At least one-third of deaths in patients with anorexia are attributed to cardiac causes, research shows. With February being American Heart Month, it’s a good time to consider how eating disorders can impact the heart – and why getting…

Developing Healthy Holiday Traditions in Recovery

Developing Healthy Holiday Traditions in Recovery

There’s no denying that the holidays are food-centric, which can bring on a lot of stress if you’re in recovery for an eating disorder. But there are healthy ways to enjoy the holidays and alleviate food anxiety. Planning fun activities that don’t focus on food can help reduce triggers and bring family and friends together…

Writing Club at Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders

Alumni Writing Club Shares Caring Words

Years ago, before email, texting and social media, people wrote letters when they wanted to stay in touch across long distances. Handwritten in each person’s unique style, letters were sent between spouses, lovers, friends, and soldiers at war to their families at home. The arrival of a letter was a special event, and the letter…

The Show Must Go On—Eating Disorders Among Musicians

The Show Must Go On—Eating Disorders Among Musicians

When we think of occupations that have a higher prevalence for developing an eating disorder fashion models, celebrities and actors come to mind. But a recent study published in the journal Eating and Weight Disorders-Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity shows a group at high risk that has gone largely unrecognized—musicians. Dr. Mark Gold, chairman…