Eating Disorders, Body Image and the Women’s Rights Movement

Twenty years after the landmark Beijing conference on gender equality, the UN earlier this month issued a depressing report that details the uneven, and in some cases backward, direction the fight for women’s rights has taken since then. It brought to mind a similar tale of promises dashed, Debora Spar’s book Wonder Women: Sex, Power and the Quest for Perfection. […]

Guidelines for Educating About Eating Disorders in Schools

Because all of the 6 types of eating disorders are serious and deadly psychiatric illnesses, mentalfitness, inc. has developed standards for leading eating disorders trainings in a school or university setting. 1.  When Possible, Apply the “Tiered Training” Approach.  After 8 years of developing evidence-based eating disorders trainings in schools, universities and medical institutions, we […]