Posts by James “Buck” Runyan

DBT versus CBT: Effective Therapy for Eating Disorders

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) may seem to present opposing factions when searching for one to surpass the other in terms of eating disorder treatment effectiveness. Yet, once the core premise of both modalities is evaluated, they tend to be more complementary than not. Based on its origin, DBT is an…

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A Nutrition and Culinary Skills Training Program for Eating Disorder Treatment

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In today’s blog post, we want to share more about Hidden River’s residential eating disorder treatment with a focus on the nutrition and culinary skills training program that uses Exposure Response Prevention. Eating disorders are complex mental health disorders that require a well-trained and sophisticated multidisciplinary team approach. There are five levels of care that…

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Warning Signs of an Eating Disorder

An eating disorder is any of a range of psychological disorders characterized by abnormal or disturbed eating habits. This pattern of eating leads to disruption in one’s behaviors, thinking, and mood and can eventually leave one unable to function in any number of areas: interpersonal relationships, social situations, school, work, and more. Eventually, it can…

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