Duke Center for Eating Disorders

Duke Center for Eating Disorders
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New patient appointments: 919.668.0397 Established patients: 919.684.0100
New patient appointments: 919-668-0397 Established patients: 919-684-0100

Duke Center for Eating Disorders

Type: Specialty Clinic

Our team of specialists help children and adolescents overcome eating disorders that include full spectrum of eating disorders and body image issues, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating, Selective Eating Disorder (SED) also known as picky eating or Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) and obesity. We work closely with you and your family to understand the symptoms and their impact and use proven methods to help you learn to live fully in your body and be free to live a vital, meaningful life.

Our treatment approach takes into consideration your personal issues and challenges, as well as your experiences within your family and community We offer a range of therapy options, as well as access to clinical trials that are exploring new treatments. We strongly encourage family participation because our experience shows that families grow stronger together when they are involved in their loved one’s treatment.

Depending on your individual needs, your team of experts will include specialists in many areas, including psychiatrists, psychologists, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, social workers, physical therapists and nutritionists. We also work closely with other Duke specialists if you have complex conditions such as diabetes, and other endocrine disorders.

Extreme picky eating, which is often referred to as selective eating disorder, is now officially recognized as Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. Treatment is offered to children and adults who live near to Duke. Use these links to: