What’s the Relationship Between Trauma and Eating Disorders?

Among the psychiatric profession and the experts at most modern eating disorder treatment centers, there is a push to provide eating disorder treatment solutions which not only allow for short term eating disorder recovery but to provide a sustainable change in the lifestyles of the patients.  This often entails examining not only the symptoms of…

Among the psychiatric profession and the experts at most modern eating disorder treatment centers, there is a push to provide eating disorder treatment solutions which not only allow for short term eating disorder recovery but to provide a sustainable change in the lifestyles of the patients.  This often entails examining not only the symptoms of…

Which Is Better; Residential or Outpatient Treatment?

Getting treatment for an eating disorder is easier than it used to be; there are options available for most conditions and people have more choices that take insurance than ever before. And although the conversations that lead to recovery might be hard, when you or a loved one is ready to go in for eating…

Getting treatment for an eating disorder is easier than it used to be; there are options available for most conditions and people have more choices that take insurance than ever before. And although the conversations that lead to recovery might be hard, when you or a loved one is ready to go in for eating…

Exploring Diabulimia – The Combination of Diabetes and Bulimia Nervosa

“Diabulimia” is an unofficial name for a mental health condition where a person with type-1 diabetes purposefully uses less insulin or none at all in an effort to control their weight. This combination of mental health and physical disorders is among the most dangerous types of disordered eating behaviors and can lead to myriad health…

“Diabulimia” is an unofficial name for a mental health condition where a person with type-1 diabetes purposefully uses less insulin or none at all in an effort to control their weight. This combination of mental health and physical disorders is among the most dangerous types of disordered eating behaviors and can lead to myriad health…

Everything You Need to Know About ARFID

Although many eating disorders are relatively well-known outside the medical and psychiatric community, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder, there is one form of eating disorder that’s still relatively unknown: ARFID. Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), which is sometimes also referred to as Selective Eating Disorder (SED), is one of…

Although many eating disorders are relatively well-known outside the medical and psychiatric community, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder, there is one form of eating disorder that’s still relatively unknown: ARFID. Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), which is sometimes also referred to as Selective Eating Disorder (SED), is one of…

RiverMend Health Treatment Facilities Provide Essential Healthcare Services and Will Remain Open When the Government Mandated “Shelter-in-place” Order is Announced

  As local, state and federal governments continue to take aggressive action to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the possibility of “shelter-in-place” mandates become increasingly likely; some areas of the United States have already enacted such orders. The “shelter-in-place” mandate requires citizens to remain in their homes to enforce social distancing but has exemptions for…

  As local, state and federal governments continue to take aggressive action to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the possibility of “shelter-in-place” mandates become increasingly likely; some areas of the United States have already enacted such orders. The “shelter-in-place” mandate requires citizens to remain in their homes to enforce social distancing but has exemptions for…

The Connection Between Anxiety and Eating Disorders

by Amelia Davis, MD, Rosewood Medical Director Anxiety and stress are something we all experience.  This is normal and beneficial when we are in a stressful situation, such as taking a test or when we need to meet a deadline. However, sometimes, feelings of restlessness or anxious feelings became unmanageable where excessive worry will take…

by Amelia Davis, MD, Rosewood Medical Director Anxiety and stress are something we all experience.  This is normal and beneficial when we are in a stressful situation, such as taking a test or when we need to meet a deadline. However, sometimes, feelings of restlessness or anxious feelings became unmanageable where excessive worry will take…

7 Red Flags That Someone Is Dealing with an Eating Disorder

Dr. Cabrera was interviewed for an article in the HuffPost. The article, “7 Red Flags That Someone is Dealing with an Eating Disorder,” covered subtle signs that may indicate anorexia or bulimia, such as: constantly talking about dieting, cutting out entire food groups, out-of-the-ordinary fitness or eating habits, shifting physical appearance, turning down food-centric social…

Dr. Cabrera was interviewed for an article in the HuffPost. The article, “7 Red Flags That Someone is Dealing with an Eating Disorder,” covered subtle signs that may indicate anorexia or bulimia, such as: constantly talking about dieting, cutting out entire food groups, out-of-the-ordinary fitness or eating habits, shifting physical appearance, turning down food-centric social…