Eating disorders

  • Dr. Tom Jewell

    Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID): Psychological Interventions and Outcomes

    In this In Conversation podcast, we are joined by Dr. Emma Willmott and Dr. Tom Jewell, from the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust and King’s College London, to discuss their recently published scoping review on psychological interventions for Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). This is the second episode of a two-part series on ARFID with Dr. Emma Willmott and Dr. Tom Jewell. Episode One explores ‘Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID): Prevalence and Implications’.

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  • Dr. Emma Willmott

    Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID): Prevalence and Implications

    In this In Conversation podcast, we are joined by Dr. Emma Willmott and Dr. Tom Jewell, from the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust and King’s College London, to discuss Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). This is the first episode of a two-part series on ARFID with Dr. Emma Willmott and Dr. Tom Jewell. Episode Two explores ‘Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID): Psychological Interventions and Outcomes’.

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  • Kerstin von Plessen

    Performing Well but not Appreciating it – A Trait Feature of Anorexia Nervosa

    In this Papers Podcast, Professor Kerstin von Plessen discusses her co-authored JCPP Advances paper ‘Performing well but not appreciating it – A trait feature of anorexia nervosa’.

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    Spotlight on Eating Disorders

    Eating Disorders Awareness Week (26 February – 3 March 2024) is an opportunity to bring a spotlight on eating disorders and to improve awareness of the impact that eating disorder can have on children and young people.

    This Eating Disorder Awareness Week, we encourage you to explore the FREE learning opportunities available on our website, and to share with your networks.

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  • RESHAPE

    RESHAPE Study: Key Takeaways on Eating Disorders

    In this ‘RESHAPE Study’ series episode, Professor Tamsin Ford and Clara Faria explore the findings from the ‘National Study of Health and Wellbeing: Children and Young People’ as they relate to eating disorders, and why these findings are important.

    The ‘RESHAPE Study’ series is a new mini-in conversation series that will explore the RESHAPE study and the impact of its findings for parents, teachers, policymakers, and mental health professionals.

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    Narrative Matters: Wasting away and fed up – dietary battles in history

    Paper from the CAMH journal – ‘Histories of anorexia nervosa (AN), mostly written since the 1970s, have a standard narrative. The story is of largely Eurocentric self-starvation in adolescent girls in response to sociocultural pressures on women who are trapped in disempowering patriarchal systems.’ Jane Whittaker

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  • JCPP Advances

    Performing well but not appreciating it – A trait feature of anorexia nervosa

    Open Access paper from JCPP Advances – ‘We offer a novel behavioral method for measuring perfectionism independent of self-report, and we provide tentative evidence that this behavioral manifestation of perfectionism is evident during first-episode AN and persists even after recovery.’ Tine Schuppli Hjerresen et al.

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  • JCPP Editorial: Volume 64, Issue 08, August 2023

    Editorial “Developmental considerations in addressing the earlier age of severe eating disorder onset” by Rebecca C. Kamody and Michael H. Bloch

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  • Dr. Rachel Elvins

    Dr. Rachel Elvins is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital & Salford CAMHS. She is an Associate Editor of CAMH, responsible for the Debates section. 

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    Research Review: Current evidence for avoidant restrictive food intake disorder: Implications for clinical practice and future directions

    Open Access paper from JCPP Advances – ARFID (avoidant restrictive food intake disorder) is a relatively new diagnostic term covering a number of well-recognised, clinically significant disturbances in eating behaviour unrelated to body weight/shape concerns. Its phenotypic heterogeneity combined with much about the condition remaining unknown, can contribute to uncertainties about best practice. While other reviews of the evidence base for ARFID exist, few specifically target health care professionals and implications for clinical practice. Tanith Archibald and Rachel Bryant-Waugh.

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