"We do not yet know, for sure, what causes eating disorders. Here are some things we do know."
"Biology is often glossed over or missing in discussions about what factors play a role in causing EDs." -- Midwestmom
Parents do not cause eating disorders -- Christopher
"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."
The effectiveness of FBT -- Christopher
"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