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The Academy for Eating Disorders Releases a Statement on the Recent American Academy of Pediatrics Clinical Practice Guideline for Weight-Related Care: First, Do No Harm
January 26, 2023


The Academy of Eating Disorders (AED) Releases a Statement on Recent Overturning of Legislation Protecting Reproductive Rights in the United States 
September 12, 2022

The Academy for Eating Disorders announces the 2022 International Conference on Eating Disorders Awardees
June 1, 2022 

The Academy for Eating Disorders announces its annual International Conference on Eating Disorders, occurring virtually June 8-10, 2022
May 24, 2022


Urgent Responsibility to Reduce Harms Posed by Social Media on Risk for Eating Disorders: An Open Letter to Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Other Global Media Corporations
November 2, 2021

AED Releases Statement on the Dental Slim Device
July 13, 2021

AED Announces 2021 ICED Awards and Honorees
May 10, 2021

The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) applauds the appointment of Dr. Rachel Levine, the first ever transgender official confirmed by the U.S. Senate
April 5, 2021

A Crisis in the Care of Anorexia addressed by AED in JAMA-Psychiatry
February 24, 2021

Germany Releases Revised Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Eating Disorders
January 27, 2021

Academy for Eating Disorders Announces 2021 Class of Fellows
January 5, 2021


ICED 2021 Keynote and Plenary Speakers Announced - Registration Opens December 1
November 19, 2020

AED 2020 International Conference for Eating Disorders Goes Virtual, Highlighting Important Perspectives in the Field
November 2, 2020

AED and STRIPED Partner with Deloitte Access Economics Release a Comprehensive Report on the Social and Economic Cost of Eating Disorders in the United States
June 24, 2020

The Academy for Eating Disorders Applauds Kentucky's New Eating Disorder Council
June 4, 2020

AED Announces 2020 Class of Fellows
March 26, 2020

AED Publishes Nine Truths about Weight and Eating Disorders
January 14, 2020


To Combat A Deadly Mental Health Illness, Researchers, Clinicians, and Thought Leaders from Around the Globe are Gathering in London
November 19, 2019

AED and STRIPED Team Up with Deloitte to Conduct a Comprehensive US Economic Impact Study
November 6, 2019

Avoidable Deaths Occuring Due to Lack of Physician Training about Eating Disorders
October 17, 2019

AED President Shares Insights on the WW Kurbo App as Weight Stigma Awareness Week 2019 Commences
September 24, 2019

AED Signs on to Support New Legislative Initiative – The Nutrition CARE Act
July 17, 2019

EDC Nutrition CARE Act Press Release
July 10, 2019

AED and NAMED Respond to the Media Coverage of Restrictive Diets as 'Biohacking'
June 27, 2019

AED Announces Class of 2019 Fellows
March 18, 2019

AED Releases Position Statement on "The Fast Track Trial"
March 6, 2019

ICED Sociocultural Plenary to Address Eating Disorders in the LGBTQ+ Community
March 4, 2019

AED Announces 2019 ICED Awards and Honorees
February 28, 2019

AED Announces 2019 International Conference on Eating Disorders, March 14-16, 2019 in New York, NY, USA
February 26, 2019