I vividly remember the moments when I shifted into full anorexic starvation mode and then bulimia as off-shoots of the Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) that had been affecting how I saw my self in the mirror since my early teens. … Continue reading
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‘Binge Eating Disorder – the forgotten eating disorder finally recognised as a mental illness’ By Sam Thomas (MGEDT Founder and Director)
With inclusion on BED in the DSM5 , for the first time men are more likely than men to fit criteria for an eating disorder. Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is often overlooked and misunderstood despite speculation that it could be … Continue reading
‘Deep brain stimulation unlikely to be the answer for anorexia’ by Sam Thomas (MGEDT Founder and Director)
Scientists in Canada have recently suggested that deep brain stimulation (or ‘Electrode therapy’) could help people suffering from severe anorexia. Experts in the field may perceive this as a promising development in the treatment of the condition. However, in my … Continue reading