A new chapter in a landmark study
Researchers recently conducted a 57-year follow-up investigation of the Biology of Human Starvation study, commonly known as the ‘Minnesota Starvation Experiment’ or the ‘Keys Study.’ The original study, which took place following World War II, proved a remarkable model for the effects of semi-starvation, and has therefore been useful in better understanding restrictive types of eating disorders. To learn more about the original study and the follow-up investigation, we caught up with Dr. Susan Swigart, a co-author of the follow-up investigation and Emily Program psychiatrist.
We are excited to annouce that we have expanded Partial Plus Lodging in Minnesota today with the opening of a new apartment in St. Louis Park.
We are excited to be hosting several continuing education and networking events this spring and summer! Topics for upcoming CEU opportunities including basic signs and symptoms of eating disorders, new treatment techniques, and research updates.
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Continued research on eating disorders helps us better understand these complicated illnesses.
The University of California San Diego Eating Disorders Center for Treatment and Research will be conducting a study focused on physiological responses to sensation and emotion in participants who have struggled with anorexia nervosa. The researchers hope to determine whether there are learning differences in individuals who have had an eating disorder compared to those who have not. They believe that this research could eventually help with the development of better treatments for eating disorders.