Causes and Triggers

    "We do not yet know, for sure, what causes eating disorders. Here are some things we do know."
  
 
    "Here are some useful citations to use next time someone tells you that parenting style, parent-child attachment, or family functioning cause or contribute, or are part of the "complex multifactorial" causes or contributing factors to causing an eating disorder:"
 
    "Here are some of the materials that can be cited to support the idea that parents and families don't cause anorexia nervosa."
 
    "FBT is an approach that is specifically recommended by leading experts, including the National Institute of Mental Health."

A parent discussion of  PANDAS – A strep-related condition that has been tied to eating disorders