The Priory Hospital Woking will be opening a new 6-bed service for private patients over the age of 18 requiring treatment for eating disorders to cope with demand - as well as providing specialist aftercare (daycare).
A Priory expert has warned about the influence of ‘fitspiration’ posts on social media as he urged people to be alert to the signs of eating disorders.
March includes International Eating Disorders Awareness Week, so Priory Bitesize spoke to Dr Eileen Feeney, Specialist Eating Disorder Consultant Psychiatrist at The Priory Hospital Woking.
Priory experts warn that some food bloggers could be behind a worrying number of schoolgirls seeking help for eating disorders such as anorexia.
Dr Pippa Hugo, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and Lead Eating Disorder Consultant at Priory Hospital Roehampton, provides advice for parents who may be concerned their child has an eating disorder...
School pupils are feeling compelled to digitally enhance their images before posting them on social media because they are unhappy with their appearance - and desperate to avoid cyber criticism.
Schools which over-emphasise the risks of being overweight could unwittingly be encouraging eating disorders, a leading psychiatrist from Priory Group said today.
Health Minister Norman Lamb and Liberal Democrat MP Mark Hunter visited Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal this week - and praised its care and treatment of patients with eating disorders.
Dr Alex Yellowlees, Medical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist at Priory Hospital Glasgow, recently featured on STV Glasgow where he warned viewers about the potential damage caused by posting ‘skinny selfies.’
A growing trend among young women to document their weight loss by taking 'selfies' of their thinning frames and sharing them with friends is fuelling dangerous eating disorders, says a leading expert.