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  1. Pica as a scavenging behavior represents a serious health hazard to the care of patients with schizophrenia. Despite the rare comorbidity of pica eating disorder and schizophrenia, pica behaviors are relativel...

    Authors: Mohsen Khosravi

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:117

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  2. Obesity prevalence has substantially increased in China over the past decade. In China, over 1 in 7 individuals meet the criteria for overall obesity, and 1 in 3 meet the criteria for abdominal obesity, obesit...

    Authors: Hui Zhang, Tong Tong, Ye Gao, Chunguang Liang, Haitao Yu, Sisi Li, Xiangru Yan and Liying Wang

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:116

    Content type: Research article

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  3. In this study, we further explore the role of COVID-19 pandemic-related stress, social support, and resilience on self-reported eating disorder symptoms (using the EDE-QS) and perceived weight gain among lesbi...

    Authors: Jennifer Tabler, Rachel M. Schmitz, Ruby Charak and Eliza Dickinson

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:115

    Content type: Research article

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  4. The high cost of treatment for anorexia nervosa (AN) and lack of trained specialists have resulted in limited accessibility of effective treatment to patients with AN, which is particularly problematic in Chin...

    Authors: Lian Gu, Yunling Zou, Yue Huang, Qiang Liu, Han Chen and Jue Chen

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:114

    Content type: Research article

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  5. To address the gaps in the literature examining eating disorders among males and gender minority youths, a prospective study was designed to assess gender differences in eating disorder symptom presentation an...

    Authors: Jennifer S. Coelho, Janet Suen, Sheila Marshall, Alex Burns, Josie Geller and Pei-Yoong Lam

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:113

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Early response to treatment has been shown to be a predictor of later clinical outcomes in eating disorders (EDs). Specifically, early weight gain trajectories in anorexia nervosa (AN) have been shown to predi...

    Authors: A. Austin, M. Flynn, K. L. Richards, H. Sharpe, K. L. Allen, V. A. Mountford, D. Glennon, N. Grant, A. Brown, K. Mahoney, L. Serpell, G. Brady, N. Nunes, F. Connan, M. Franklin-Smith, M. Schelhase…

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:112

    Content type: Research article

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  7. There is preliminary evidence to suggest that yoga can be beneficial in reducing anxiety, depression and general eating disorder symptoms in people with Anorexia Nervosa (AN). It is unclear whether the therape...

    Authors: Laura Rizzuto, Phillipa Hay, Melissa Noetel and Stephen Touyz

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:111

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Adult eating disorder treatments are hampered by lack of access and limited efficacy. This open-trial study evaluated the acceptability and preliminary efficacy of a novel intervention for adults with eating d...

    Authors: Stephanie Knatz Peck, Terra Towne, Christina E. Wierenga, Laura Hill, Ivan Eisler, Tiffany Brown, Emily Han, McKenzie Miller, Taylor Perry and Walter Kaye

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:110

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Eating disorders are amongst the deadliest of all mental disorders, however detection and early intervention rates remain extremely low. Current standardised screening questionnaires can be arduous or confront...

    Authors: Emma Bryant, Jane Miskovic-Wheatley, Stephen W. Touyz, Ross D. Crosby, Eyza Koreshe and Sarah Maguire

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:109

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Anorexia nervosa is a complex psychiatric illness that includes severe low body weight with cognitive distortions and altered eating behaviors. Brain structures, including cortical thicknesses in many regions,...

    Authors: Brooks B. Brodrick, Adrienne L. Adler-Neal, Jayme M. Palka, Virendra Mishra, Sina Aslan and Carrie J. McAdams

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:108

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Some physically active people exercise compulsively, which can be associated with several mental health challenges. Fitness instructors are considered important role models for an active, healthy lifestyle; ye...

    Authors: Christina Gjestvang, Solfrid Bratland-Sanda and Therese Fostervold Mathisen

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:107

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Ballet dancers are a risk group for body image (BI) distortion, dissatisfaction and eating disorders (ED), but few studies have investigated these aspects in amateur adult practitioners. This study aimed to ev...

    Authors: Ruty Eulália de Medeiros Eufrásio, Rannapaula Lawrynhuk Urbano Ferreira, Leilane Lílian Araújo Leal, Erikarla Baracho Avelino, Rafaela Nayara da Costa Pelonha, Maria Clara da Cruz Carvalho, Carlos Henrique de Medeiros Torres, Ana Luísa de Sousa Praseres, Marcos de Paiva Lima Filho, Ana Carolina Costa Campos Mota, Adriana Bezerra Nunes, Diana Quitéria Cabral Ferreira, Sancha Helena de Lima Vale and Bruna Leal Lima Maciel

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:106

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Anorexia Nervosa is a debilitating illness. While there have been many advancements to treatment protocols and outcomes for people with eating disorders, the field acknowledges there remains considerable room ...

    Authors: Annaleise Robertson and Chris Thornton

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:104

    Content type: Review

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  14. Despite an increased interest in understanding characteristics of long-standing anorexia nervosa (AN), there is a lack of knowledge into the processes that occur with the development and maintenance of the dis...

    Authors: Catherine Broomfield, Paul Rhodes and Stephen Touyz

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:103

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Some of the commonly used tools to assess orthorexia nervosa (OrNe) do not allow a meaningful interpretation of the scores or yield mixed results about the dimensions needed to represent orthorexia. Since no a...

    Authors: Souheil Hallit, Juan Ramón Barrada, Pascale Salameh, Hala Sacre, María Roncero and Sahar Obeid

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:102

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Eating Disorders pose a serious health risk to individuals. Often, eating disorder symptoms are overlooked when assessing obesity risk. The current cross-sectional study was focused on the search of associatio...

    Authors: Grigory V. Rukavishnikov, Elena V. Verbitskaya, Olga Yu. Vekovischeva, Andrey V. Bobrovsky, Alexander O. Kibitov and Galina E. Mazo

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:100

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Family-based treatment (FBT) for anorexia nervosa is an evidence-based treatment, but its effectiveness is untested among socioeconomically disadvantaged and racially diverse youth. Adapting FBT may facilitate...

    Authors: Erin C. Accurso, Karen J. Mu, John Landsverk and Joseph Guydish

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:99

    Content type: Study protocol

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  18. Eating disorders are life-threatening illnesses that commonly affect adolescents. The treatment of individuals with eating disorders can involve slow treatment progression and addressing comorbidities which ca...

    Authors: Jennifer Couturier, Zechen Ma, Liah Rahman and Cheryl Webb

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:98

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Hypokalemia is frequently found in patients with anorexia nervosa and sometimes leads to life-threatening conditions. Although their serum potassium levels are considered to further decrease during refeeding,...

    Authors: Michitaka Funayama, Yu Mimura, Taketo Takata, Akihiro Koreki, Satoyuki Ogino, Shin Kurose and Yusuke Shimizu

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:95

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Past research has established individual relationships between disordered eating behaviours (DEB) and both self-regulation difficulties and identity disturbance. However, no research has looked at the shared i...

    Authors: Marko Biberdzic, Josephine Tang and Junhao Tan

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:93

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Parents are integral in the treatment of pediatric eating disorders. The current study was conducted to further understand the barriers and facilitators that parents experience in accessing specialized, tertia...

    Authors: Jennifer S. Coelho, Janet Suen, Sheila Marshall, Alex Burns, Pei-Yoong Lam and Josie Geller

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:92

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Eating disorders are widely recognized as serious illnesses, with complex psychological and physiological comorbidities. Affected individuals face a protracted and challenging treatment journey which, particul...

    Authors: Louise Fletcher, Henrietta Trip, Rachel Lawson, Nicki Wilson and Jennifer Jordan

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:91

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Studies into the disordered eating behaviour of chew and spit have alluded to several cohorts more likely to engage in the behaviour, one such group being bariatric surgery candidates and patients. Weight-loss...

    Authors: Phillip Aouad, Kristin Stedal, Gro Walø-Syversen, Phillipa Hay and Camilla Lindvall Dahlgren

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:89

    Content type: Case report

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  24. Fasting is an unhealthy behavior that has been frequently used as part of weight loss attempts. To date, little research has been conducted to determine the prevalence and substance use and mental health corre...

    Authors: Kyle T. Ganson, Rachel F. Rodgers, Stuart B. Murray and Jason M. Nagata

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:88

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Representing the pathological extreme pursuit of muscularity, muscle dysmorphia (MD) is characterized by a pervasive belief or fear around insufficient muscularity and an elevated drive for muscularity. Despit...

    Authors: Jason M. Nagata, Emilio J. Compte, F. Hunter McGuire, Jason M. Lavender, Tiffany A. Brown, Stuart B. Murray, Annesa Flentje, Matthew R. Capriotti, Micah E. Lubensky, Juno Obedin-Maliver and Mitchell R. Lunn

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:87

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Anorexia nervosa is a severe and complex illness associated with a lack of efficacious treatment. The effects of nutrition on the brain and behaviour is of particular interest, though an area of limited resear...

    Authors: Melissa Hart, David Sibbritt, Lauren T. Williams, Kenneth P. Nunn and Bridget Wilcken

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:86

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  27. Oxytocin, a nine amino acid peptide synthesised in the hypothalamus, has been widely recognised for its role in anxiolysis, bonding, sociality, and appetite. It binds to the oxytocin receptor (OXTR)—a G-protei...

    Authors: Victoria Burmester, Dasha Nicholls, Alexis Buckle, Boban Stanojevic and Marta Crous-Bou

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:85

    Content type: Review

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  28. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is a novel treatment option for people with severe enduring anorexia nervosa (SE-AN), but associated neurobiological changes are poorly understood. This stud...

    Authors: Bethan Dalton, Erica Maloney, Samantha J. Rennalls, Savani Bartholdy, Maria Kekic, Jessica McClelland, Iain C. Campbell, Ulrike Schmidt and Owen G. O’Daly

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:84

    Content type: Research article

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  29. In families where one of the siblings has an eating disorder (ED), research indicates that the siblings without eating disorders (EDs) experience insufficient care and negative changes in family life. The illn...

    Authors: Jannike Karlstad, Cathrine F. Moe, Mari Wattum, Ragni Adelsten Stokland and Berit S. Brinchmann

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:83

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The discrepancy between actual and ideal body image is considered an index of body dissatisfaction and a risk factor for eating disorders. While discrepancy has been traditionally tested with figural drawing r...

    Authors: Mónica Hernández-López, Lourdes Quiñones-Jiménez, Alberto L. Blanco-Romero and Miguel Rodríguez-Valverde

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:82

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Research into predictors of outcome in eating disorders (ED) has shown conflicting results, with few studies of long-term predictors and the possible importance of psychological variables that may act as risk-...

    Authors: Suzanne Petersson, Andreas Birgegård, Lars Brudin, Emma Forsén Mantilla, Elin Monell, David Clinton and Caroline Björck

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:81

    Content type: Research article

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  32. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic dramatically transformed daily life for adolescents and young adults, altering social and physical environments. Previous research has shown such shifts in daily life to be ...

    Authors: Julia A. Vitagliano, Grace Jhe, Carly E. Milliren, Jessica A. Lin, Rebecca Spigel, Melissa Freizinger, Elizabeth R. Woods, Sara F. Forman and Tracy K. Richmond

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:80

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome is a well-known but relatively rare complication of anorexia nervosa. Although several reports have proposed surgery for SMA syndrome associated with anorexia nervosa,...

    Authors: Ken Kurisu, Yukari Yamanaka, Tadahiro Yamazaki, Ryo Yoneda, Makoto Otani, Yoshiyuki Takimoto and Kazuhiro Yoshiuchi

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:79

    Content type: Case report

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  34. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, research in virtual care for young people with eating disorders was preliminary and implementation rare. This study explored the experience of young people, parents and clinicia...

    Authors: Catherine Stewart, Anna Konstantellou, Fatema Kassamali, Natalie McLaughlin, Darren Cutinha, Rachel Bryant-Waugh, Mima Simic, Ivan Eisler and Julian Baudinet

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:78

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Cognitive disturbances such as impairments in learning are thought to play a role in adult Anorexia Nervosa (AN). It is remains unclear to what extent these disturbances result from starvation of the brain, or...

    Authors: Lot C. Sternheim, Miriam I. Wickham, Unna N. Danner, Todd W. Maddox, Vincent J. Filoteo, Megan E. Shott and Guido K. W. Frank

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:77

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Evidence suggests specialist eating disorders services for children and adolescents with anorexia nervosa have the potential to improve outcomes and reduce costs through reduced hospital admissions. This study...

    Authors: Sarah Byford, Hristina Petkova, Barbara Barrett, Tamsin Ford, Dasha Nicholls, Mima Simic, Simon Gowers, Geraldine Macdonald, Ruth Stuart, Nuala Livingstone, Grace Kelly, Jonathan Kelly, Kandarp Joshi, Helen Smith and Ivan Eisler

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:76

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Web-based delivered interventions have become an innovative option to treat health problems, like obesity. The aim of this systematic review and network meta-analysis was to analyze the effectiveness of web-ba...

    Authors: Carmen Varela, Camila Oda-Montecinos, Ana Andrés and Carmina Saldaña

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:75

    Content type: Review

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  38. Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and psychodynamic-interpersonal therapies (PIT) are two widely used and conceptually different outpatient treatments for eating disorders (EDs). To better understand how these ...

    Authors: Leif Tore Moberg, Birgitte Solvang, Rannveig Grøm Sæle and Anna Dahl Myrvang

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:74

    Content type: Research article

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  39. The COVID-19 pandemic has seen worsened mental health as a result of lockdowns, isolation and changes to sociocultural functioning. The postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is representative of global cance...

    Authors: Georgina Louise Buckley, Linden Elizabeth Hall, Annie-Claude M. Lassemillante and Regina Belski

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:73

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Multi-family therapy (MFT) is a recommended treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa internationally. Despite recent significant advances in single-family therapy, the evidence base for MFT remains relatively...

    Authors: Julian Baudinet, Ivan Eisler, Mima Simic and Ulrike Schmidt

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:71

    Content type: Study protocol

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  41. Individuals with Anorexia Nervosa (AN) typically struggle in social and emotional contexts. An Integrated Group Based approach for the delivery of MANTRA - The Maudsley Anorexia Nervosa Treatment for Adults – ...

    Authors: Helen Startup, Mary Franklin-Smith, William Barber, Nicola Gilbert, Yael Brown, Danielle Glennon, Akira Fukutomi and Ulrike Schmidt

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:70

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Shelter-in-place orders and social distancing guidelines, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, have limited traditional face-to-face interactions and led to many clinical providers transitioning to the use of...

    Authors: Rebecca Spigel, Jessica A. Lin, Carly E. Milliren, Melissa Freizinger, Julia A. Vitagliano, Elizabeth R. Woods, Sara F. Forman and Tracy K. Richmond

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:69

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Recovery and remission rates of adolescent anorexia nervosa (AN) following Family Based Treatment (FBT) have seen a relative decline over recent years. While reasonably successful in achieving physical recover...

    Authors: Maria Ganci, Linsey Atkins and Marion E. Roberts

    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 9:67

    Content type: Commentary

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