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Causes: Eating Disorders & Addictions, Mental Health

Mission: The academy for eating disorders is a global professional associationcommitted to leadership in eating disorders research, education,treatment, and prevention. The academy's objectives are to:-promote the effective treatment and care of patients with eating disorders and associated disorders-develop & advance initiatives for the prevention of eating disorders-disseminate knowledge regarding eating disorders to members of the academy, other professionals and the general public. -stimulate & support research in the field-promote multidisciplinary expertise within the academy's membership-advocate for the field on behalf of patients, the public and eating disorder professionals-assist in the development of guidelines for training, practice & professional conduct in the field-identify and reward outstanding achievement & service in the field -they are a global professional assoc. Committed to leadership in eating disorders research, education, treatment & prevention

Programs: The international conference on eating disorders (iced) is the primary gathering place for professionals and advocates engaged in research, treatment and prevention of eating disorders. Each year, conference attendees, faculty, supporters and exhibitors create a unique, inspiring and intensive environment for education, training, collaboration and dialogue.

the international journal of eating disorders publishes research and clinical and theoretical articles of scholarly substance on a variety of aspects of anorexia nervosa , binge eating disorder, obesity andother atypical patterns of eating behavior and body weight regulation in clinical and normal populations. The aed forum is published four times a year by the academy of eating disorders. The forum is available on the aed web site. The newsletter contains academy members news and information about aed and related events, reports from the organization's special interest groups, book reviews, and other items of interest to the academy members.

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