Skip to content

Of mice and 'mindfulness': Fighting eating disorders

Click thumbnail for high-resolution image


A new storybook by clinical psychologist Dina Zeckhausen introduces young children to mindful eating. (courtesy of Dina Zeckhausen)

Click for text-only story

"Mindful eating" as a technique in the treatment of eating disorders is no longer just for adults. Medical professionals are finding people are susceptible to the disorder at the earliest age--and that prevention programs as late as middle school can be too late.