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Nicole Giuliani

Nicole Giuliani

Nicole Giuliani is Evergreen Assistant Professor of Special Education and Clinical Sciences at the University of Oregon.

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Commentary: If you want to support the health and wellness of kids, stop focusing on their weight

By: , and - October 12, 2021

Since the pandemic started, people of all ages have gained weight. At the same time, the rate at which youth and young adults are seeking treatment for eating disorders, particularly anorexia nervosa and binge eating disorder, has increased. While the reasons for these changes are complex, pandemic-related stress and weight bias – the belief that […]