Position Statements

Position Statements

The Academy for Eating Disorders is an international transdisciplinary professional organization that promotes excellence in research, treatment and prevention of eating disorders. The AED releases statements on issues related to eating disorders on a periodic basis. Read AED Press Releases.

AED Statement on Body Shaming and Weight Prejudice in Public Endeavors to Reduce Obesity (January 30, 2012)

The Role of the Family in Eating Disorders (Posted September 15, 2009)  
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Eating Disorders are Serious Mental Illnesses (Posted March 25, 2009)
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Guidelines for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs (Posted Feb. 26, 2009)     
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Over-the-Counter Status of Ipecac Should Be Withdrawn
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"Miss Bimbo" Web Site
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The Fashion Industry
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Scientists, Model Call on Fashion Industry to Shape Up
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Guidelines for the Fashion Industry (includes translations into Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese)

Pro-Anorexia Web Sites
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Photo-Video Therapy Unsupported by Outcomes-Based Research
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