Monday, September 26, 2016

Childhood Anorexia and P.A.N.D.A.S. – A Missing Link?

New evidence suggests some cases of childhood anorexia nervosa may be┬ácaused by a treatable syndrome called┬áPANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections). When I started researching PANDAS I came upon hundreds of stories of healing. Some were heartbreaking to read and learn what the children and families went through. But most end with […]

Selective Eaters: A new eating disorder?

July 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Eating Disorders

Are you a picky eater, or should I say “selective eater?” The American Psychiatric Association has coined the new term selective eater and they await a final decision from the DSMMD as to whether of not selective eating will become an official eating disorder. They say picky and fussy eaters are not just being difficult […]

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