BHN Newsletter Archives

Past Newsletters

2018

Spring 2018

  • In this issue:
    • BHN Case Study 2016-3: The RDN uncovers a familial link that resulted in successful treatment when the patient’s diagnosis was conditionally changed from Anorexia Nervosa to 3-methylcrotonyl- Co-A carboxylase deficiency. (CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • Evaluation of Food-Related Programs for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: “The Snack Zone” part 2
    • The Language of Hope: An Imperative for RDN and Psychotherapist Collaboration in Eating Disorder Treatment
    • In the BHN Pipeline!
    • BHN election results
    • Legislative Update

 

  • Winter 2018
    • The Snack Zone”: Enhancing the Nutritional Status of Adults with Autism Through Active Engagement in Food Preparation Skills (CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • Bulimia Nervosa: An Update on the Literature
    • 2017 BHN Awards
    • In Search of Evidence
    • The Gut/Brain Axis: Using the Latest Microbiome Research in Medical Nutrition Therapy with Eating Disordered Clients
    • In the BHN Pipeline!
    • Delegate Update
    • Legislative Update

 

2017
  • Fall 2017
    • Young Man with Mild IDD/MTHFR (CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • Get the Word Out! Tips for Publishing
    • First Ever Conference:  International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research
    • In The BHN Pipeline
    • BHN Delegate Update
    • Slate of Candidates
    • Student Corner
    • Blast from the Past
    • Council on Future Practice: Visioning Report
  • Summer 2017
    • Bariatric Surgery/Alcohol/Eating Disorders (CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • Pleasure Overrides Fullness When it Comes to Controlling Food Intake
    • In the BHN Pipeline
    • Policy and Advocacy Leader Update
    • Meet BHNs Resource Professionals
  • Spring 2017
    • Food for Recovery (CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • Orthorexia Comes of Age
    • Caffeine Intoxication
    • Delegate’s Update
  • Winter 2017
    • BHN Case Studies (CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • Addressing Moderate Alcohol Use – Health, Calories, Assessment, and Counseling
    • Nutritional Aspects of Bipolar Disorder
    • In the BHN Pipeline
    • BHN Election Results 2017-2018

 

2016
  • Fall 2016
    • Healthy Nutrition, Healthy Brain: How Eating Shapes Your Brain(CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • Motivating Your Clients: A Quick Overview of Motivational Interviewing
    • Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism and Food Challenges
    • BHN Awards
    • In the BHN Pipeline
    • BHN Slate of Candidates 2017-2018
  • Summer 2016
    • Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID): An Eclectic Eating Disorder (CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • Hands-On Nutrition Education in Behavioral Health Nutrition – Part Two
    • Need for Nutrition Services for those with Substance Use Disorders
    • Research Corner – Does Perfectionism Diminish the Ability of Dietetic Students to Practice Mindful Eating? A Masters Thesis
    • In the BHN Pipeline
  • Spring 2016
    • Autism and Nutrition(CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • Hands-On Nutrition Education in Behavioral Health Nutrition
    • Weight Stigma in the Nutrition Counseling Setting
    • Gardening Programs to Improve Nutrition-Related Outcomes in Children with ADHD
    • In the BHN Pipeline
    • BHN Election Results
    • Call For Case Studies
  • Winter 2016
    • The Difficult Nutrition Client(CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • Hands-on Nutrition Interventions for Addiction Recovery
    • Relationship Between Stress, Emotional Eating, and Binge Eating in College Students
    • Member Spotlight
    • In Search of Evidence- Aggression, Violence and Nutrition
    • In the BHN Pipeline
    • Delegates Report
2015
  • Fall 2015
    • The Role of Nutrition Intervention for Improving Health and Outcomes in Patients with Alcohol Use Disorders: A Literature Review (CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • The Psychology of Nutrition Decision Making: The Case For Mindfulness
    • BHN Collection of Case Studies
    • Member Spotlight
    • In Search of Evidence
    • In the BHN Pipeline- FNCE Schedule
    • Legislative Update
    • Delegates Report
  • Summer 2015
    • Failure To Thrive(CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • The Mind Diet Overview
    • HOD Report
    • Member Spotlight
    • In the BHN Pipeline!
  • Spring 2015 
    • Clinical Practice Research- Can I Do That? (CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • Yoga for Behavioral
    • BHN Election Results
    • HOD Report
    • Member Spotlight and In the BHN Pipeline!!
  • Winter 2015
    • Feeding Aversion in Intellectual and Developmental Disability: Identifying and Treating the Root Cause (CPE Article)
    • From the Chair
    • Adapting Addiction Treatment Strategies to Binge Eating Disorder
    • Breastfeeding Assists in Prevention of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
    • Vitamin B-12 and Mental Health in the News
    • The Potential Role of B-12 Supplementation in Dementia and Cognitive Function
2014
  • Fall 2014
    • Obesity Epidenic: Understanding Addiction in Managing overeating, H Theresa Wright, Joan Ifland
    • Classic Galactosemia: A Disease Incompletely Treated, Stacy Whittington
    • A Flourishing Approach to Mental Health in Patients with Diabetes, Riva Greenberg, H Boudewijn Bertsch
    • Nutrition Therapy for Alcoholic Liver Disease: Current Practice and Future Research
  • Summer 2014

    • Hormones and Addiction, David A Wiss
    • Practice Examples Reflecting the SOP and SOPP for RDs in IDD, Lester Rosenzweig and Wendy Wittenbrook
    • Cognitive Impairment in Iron Deficiency: Biological and Socioeconomic Relationships, Sarah L Thomsen-Ferreira
    • Putting the Eating Back in Eating Disorders, Kelsey N Wallour
  • Spring 2014

    • Food insecurity and Mental Health: What’s the Relationship and What’s an RDN to Do?, Tegan Medico, Kelly Moltzen, Kathryn Russell
    • “Harvest” Nutrition Intervention, Maryann Ludlow, Amy Volkman, Mary Ryan
    • Food Insecurity Among households with Working-Age Adults with Disabilities, Alisha Coleman-Jensen, Mark Nord
    • Orthorexia Nervosa: How is this Affecting the Male Population?, Dylan Bailey
  • Winter 2014

    • Potential Applications of Probiotics in Developmental Disabilities, Donna Marie T DiVito
    • Eating Disorders in the Latino Population, Mae Lynn Reyes-Rodrigues
    • A Challenging Recipe: How MNT can help in Substance Use Disorders and Diabetes, Sue McLaughlin and Renee Hoffinger
    • Opportunities in Behavioral Health for DTR and DPD Graduates, Cynthia Johnson
2013
  • Fall 2013

    • Essential Fatty Acids in Behavioral Health, Ruth Leyse-Wallace
    • Violence and Aggression Linked with Diet: Scientific Evidences Demonstrate Beneficail Effects of Food on Aggressive Behavior, Caterina Ciavattella
    • This is your Brain, This is Your Brain on Food, Scott E Moseman
    • Food Insecurity – Raising Awareness and Finding Solutions, Harriet H Cloud
    • Health and Nutrition Disparities of People with Serious Mental Illness and Associated Opportunities for Dietetic Students and Professionals, Cynthia Johnson
  • Summer 2013

    • Parental Influences on Bosy Image – A literature review, Hayley Miller
    • Nutritional Treatment for Alcohol Associated Acute Pancreatitis, Kathryn Fulginiti
    • Neurotransmitter Imbalances in Depression: RD Make a Difference!, Susan Allen
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders: Nutritional Strategies and interventions, Vicki Koblinger
    • What is Your Label? DSM-5 Update for Nutrition Therapy, April Winslow
  • Spring 2013

    • Food Addiction – Past, Present, Future. David Wiss, Renee’ Hoffinger
    • Changing the Stigma of Mental Illness, Tegan Medico
    • Successful Nutrition and Health Promotion for Adults with IDD living in the Community, Kathy Humphries
    • Registered Dietitians’ Service to Group Homes for Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Kathy Humphries, Lester Rosenzweig, Paula Cushing, Ruth Licitra
    • Communication, Collaboration and Documentation: Teamwork to Improve Outcomes when Working with Clients with Eating Disorders, Melanie Jacob, Karen Wetherall
    • Exercise Compulsion and Eating Disorders: Too Much of a Good Thing, Sara Wilburn
  • Winter 2013

    • Nutrition, Genetics and Behavioral Health. Ruth Leyse-Wallace
    • The Role of Temperament in Eating Disorders. Mary E. Kuester
    • Specialized, Coordinated Multidisciplinary Healthcare Service for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Mental Health Disorders. Lauren Charlot. Article from Summer 2012 Issue of The Arc of New Jersey
    • Self-Efficacy and Nutrition: Promoting Behavior Change in Substance Abuse Recovery. David A Wiss,
    • A Place for Eating Disorders within Attachment Theory’s Frame. Kelsey N. Wallour
    • Nutrition Counseling: Common Mistakes. Molly Kellogg
    • The Role of an RD within an Interdisciplinary Team in the Treatment of Eating Disorders: An overview of “Eating Disorders 411: The Guiding Principles.” Charlotte Caperton-Kilburn
2012
  • Fall 2012

    • American Dietetic Association: Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance for Registered Dietitians (Competent, Proficient, and Expert) in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. J of Acad of Nutr and Diet 2012.
    • Interventions Used in Nutrition Counseling for Eating Disorder Treatment: Survey Results. Jessica Setnick and Michelle Johnson. Reprinted with permission from SCAN’s Pulse, Summer issue, 2012.
    • Nutrition Counseling Boundaries: Connecting with Patients without Practicing Psychotherapy. Presented by Jessica Setnick at the BHN Member Reception in Philadelphia, FNCE 2012
    • Caffeine, Nicotine, Nutrition: Practical Implications for Substance Abuse Recovery. David Wiss
  • Summer 2012

    • Art of Assessment. Patricia Novak
    • Mindful Eating to Improve Health & Well Being. Marley Peale Braun
    • Diabulimia in Adolescent Females. Nancy Childers and Melissa Hansen-Petrik
    • Evidence-Based Guidelines for Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Summary of WHO Recommendations.
  • Spring 2012

    • Nutrition Informatics: The Intersection of Information, Nutrition, and Technology
    • Psychological Symptoms of Celiac Disease. Marley Peale Braun
    • Addressing Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease in a Community Based Organization Serving Individuals with Developmental Disabilities with a Focus on Nutrition. Lester Rosenzweig
    • ‘My Thinker’s Not Working’: A National Strategy for Enabling Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Affected by Dementia to Remain in Their Community and Receive Quality Supports by National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practice. Executive Summary.
    • Men and Eating Disorders. Mary E Kuester
    • Partial Starvation Effects on Men: A Landmark Research. The American Society for Nutritional Sciences.
    • Psychological Symptoms of Celiac Disease. Marley Peale Braun
  • Winter 2012

    • Finding Balance: Obesity and Children with Special Needs. Reference noted.
    • Medical Complications of Eating Disorders: Intervention Tips for the RD. Karen Wetherall
    • Increased Glucose Levels in Psychiatric Patients. Karen Fischer Factor
    • Trauma and Addiction. Anne S. Hatcher
    • The Busy World of Down Syndrome. Joan Medlen
    • Impaired Carbohydrate Digestion and Transport and Mucosal Dysbiosis in the Intestines of Children with Autism and Gastrointestinal Disturbances. Abstract from the Public Library of Science. Accessed Nov 18, 2011.
2011
  • Fall 2011

    • Double Your Referral . . . Without Spending One Marketing Dollar. Jessica Setnick
    • Nutritional and Metabolic Status of Children with Autism vs. Neurotypical Children, and the Association with Autism Severity. Nutrition and Metabolism 2011
    • Intuitive Eating in the Treatment of Eating Disorders. Evelyn Tribole
    • Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance (SOP/SOPP) for RDs in Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders.
    • Anxiety in Dietetic Practice. Ruth Leyse-Wallace
    • College Nutrition: Reducing the Stress and Anxiety. Marley Peale Braun
    • When Exercise Becomes Addictive. Mary Keuster
  • Summer 2011

    • From the Electronic Mailing List: Food and Nutrition Apps. Paula Cushing
    • Nutrition in Behavioral Health Rife with Challenge and Global Opportunity. Stephanie Joppa
    • Relationship Building for Career Success. Christine M. Palumbo
    • Harnessing the Power of Social Media: Tools for Eating Disorder Recovery and Positive Body Image. Marci E. Anderson
  • Spring 2011

    • Celiac Disease and Behavioral Health: An Exploration of the Research. Shannon Longhurst
    • Assessment and Correction of Skinfold Thickness Equations in Estimating Body Fat in Children with Cerebral Palsy. NIH PubMed Central
    • ‘Thinspiration’ What you should Know About These Potentially Dangerous Sites. Katie Gilder
    • Nutritional Effects of Student Binge Drinking. Stephanie Joppa and Marley Peale
  • Winter 2011

    • Eat Good Food – A French Paradox. Stephanie Joppa
    • Information on Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Links to Resources
    • Integrating Yoga-Based Treatment into a Medical Model for Eating Disorder Treatment. Beverly Price
    • “Breaking Down Walls: Overcoming Barriers and Obstacles in Eating Disorder Treatment” Boston FNCE Summary. Therese Shumaker
    • National Survey Confirms that Youth are Disproportionately Affected by Mental Disorders, The National Institute of Mental Health Science Update
    • Cooking with Addicts (and Others). Renee Hoffinger
2010
  • Fall 2010
    • How to Write Easy-to-Read Health Materials
    • Creating Understandable, Effective Tools for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Joan Guthrie Medlen
    • Community/University Partnership Establishes Infrastructure to Improve Health Care for People with Disabilities from Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Developmental Disabilities at the University of Illinois at Chicago, August 25, 2010
    • Regaining a Sense of Self: Integrating Spirituality with Eating Disorders Treatment. Marci E. Anderson
    • “Breaking Down Walls: Overcoming Barriers and Obstacles in Eating Disorder Treatment” Boston FNCE Summary. Therese Shumaker
    • Primer on the RD’s Role in Substance Abuse. Renée Hoffinger
  • Summer 2010

    • Bipolar Disorder and Nutrition in Adults. Ruth Leyse-Wallace
    • Lighter & Free from the Inside Out –That’s Bob Wilson, DTR. Interviewer, Renee Hoffinger
    • Elevate Your Level of Practice and Increase Your Value! Becky Dorner and Linda Delahanty. ADA Research Committee, September 2009
  • Spring 2010

    • Advances in the Treatment of PKU. Sandra Simons
    • Position of the American Dietetic Association: Providing Nutrition Services for People with Developmental Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs
    • New Study Details Complex Health Care Needs of Medicaid’s Highest-Need, Highest-Cost Populations. Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. Released October 20, 2009
    • Impaired Brain Activity Underlies Impulsive Behaviors in Women with Bulimia. The National Institute of Mental Health Science Update Accessed March 19, 2010
      The Role he Universtiy Dietitian in Alcohol Abuse Prevention.
  • Winter 2010

    • Renal Dysfunction in Patients with Eating Disorders. Therese Shumaker
    • The Challenge and Rewards of Working with Addicts. Anne Hatcher
2009
  • Fall 2009

    • Adverse Oral and Dental Effects of Medications. Darrell Hulisz
    • Poor Oral Hygiene Linked to Aspiration Pneumonia. Diane M Spear
    • Choices versus Dietary Restrictions for Medical Reasons. Paula Cushing
    • “Nutritional and Sensory Processing Factors that Affect Mealtime” FNCE Priority Session
  • Summer 2009

    • Sensational Eating at FNCE 2009
    • Interaction Between Eating Disorders and Celiac Disease: Implications for Clinical Nutrition Assessment and Care. Melinda Dennis, Jessica B. Edwards George, and Daniel Leffler
    • Overweight and obesity are associated with psychiatric disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Petry NM, Barry D, Pietrzak RH, Wagner JA.
    • Addiction and Overeating. Susan Shapiro
    • The Role of the Health Professional: Knowledge about CAM use in Autism. Alissa Lippman
    • PRACTICE TIPS FROM THE LISTSERV. . . . Subjects: Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening, Measuring Body Fat %, and Mid-Arm Muscle Circumference.
  • Spring 2009

    • Nutrition and Autism – What’s a Dietitian To Do? Lee Shelly Wallace
    • Feeding Disorders in Children. Petula C. M. Vaz and Cathleen C. Piazza
    • Nutritional Therapies for Mental Disorders. Shaheen E. Lakhan and Karen F. Vieira
  • Winter 2009

    • Serving the Aging Developmentally Disabled Population. Lester Y. Rosenzweig
    • “From Addiction to Recovery” FNCE Priority Session
    • Discovering Research and Practice in Behavioral Health Nutrition. FNCE Poster Sessions
2008
  • Fall 2008
    • Review of SSRI Pharmacotherapy of Pediatric Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Dean Elbe
    • Generalized Anxiety Disorder Implications for the Pediatric Behavioral Health Nutrition Professional. Linda L. Venning
    • We’re More Alike Than Different. Joan Guthrie Medlen
    • Winning the War Within: Nutrition Therapy for Clients with Eating Disorders.
    • 2nd Edition Cognitive-Behavioral Instructor’s Manual with Camera-Ready Client Handouts; Author, Eileen Stellefson Myers. Book Review. Jessica Setnick
  • Summer 2008

    • Night Eating Syndrome: An Overview. Roberta Pearle Lamb
    • Health U.: Weight Loss and Down Syndrome. Renee Scampini
    • Thin Bones Seen In Boys with Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder. NIH News Release January 29, 2008
    • Alcohol-Related Birth Defects, The Past, Present and Future. Kenneth R. Warren and Laurie L. Foudin
  • Spring 2008

    • From Addiction to Recovery: The Role of the Dietitian. Theresa Yosuico Stahl
    • Fragile X: Our Story. Mary DeBernardis
    • Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of PubMed. Susan Arnold
    • Nutrition and Schizophrenia: A Review of Selected Literature. Ruth Leyse-Wallace
    • The Role and Impact of Accurate Diagnosis: Seizure Disorders
  • Winter 2008

    • A Challenge to Behavioral Health Teams. Catherine Arnold
    • Celiac Disease & the Gluten-Free Diet. Shelley Case
    • Mood Stabilizers for the Treatment of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder. Dean Elbe
    • Selective Eating and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Erin Whitney Evans
2007
  • Spring 2007

    • From Addiction to Recovery: The Role of the Dietitian. Theresa Yosuico Stahl
    • Fragile X: Our Story. Mary DeBernardis
    • Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of PubMed. Susan Arnold
    • Nutrition and Schizophrenia: A Review of Selected Literature. Ruth Leyse-Wallace
    • The Role and Impact of Accurate Diagnosis: Seizure Disorders. Dr. Adadot Hayes
  • Fall 2007

    • Psychotropic Drug/Food Interactions: What RDs Need to Know. Dean Elbe
    • Case Study In Substance Abuse. Ellen Tobias
    • What’s Eating Your Patients? How to Solve Emotional Eating from the Inside Out. Jessica Setnick and Michelle Negri
    • Gene Linked to Autism in Families with More Than One Affected Child. NIH News. National Institutes of Health News release Tuesday, October 17, 2006
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2003