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Eating Disorder Clinics in the US: Market Research Report

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Eating Disorder Clinics Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Health Practitioners | Aug 2013

Fighting the stigma: Rising awareness of eating disorders will boost demand for clinics

IBISWorld’s Eating Disorder Clinics market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 08-13
1.7%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
21,046
Businesses
1,929
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although the recession caused more people with eating disorders to avoid spending money on treatment, industry revenue still grew slightly during the five years to 2013. Growth can be partially attributed to increasing understanding and awareness of the prevalence of eating disorders. In the next five years, further destigmatization of eating disorders will underpin demand as more people come out of the shadows and seek necessary treatment.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Clinics industry has a low level of capital intensity. For each dollar spent on labor, only about $0.06 is spent on capital. Labor costs are expected to represent 47.6% of revenue in 2013. A high staff-to-patient ratio is required in eating disorder facilities. Some patients require intense and direct care. The cost of labor in this industry is high because much of the labor force is well-trained and skilled (e.g. physicians, nurses and technicians). Wages are forecast to increase in the coming years due to labor shortages in the healthcare sector. As society becomes more knowledgeable about conditions such as anorexia and bulimia, more people are seeking treatment, thus increasing demand for industry services and highly skilled personnel... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Eating Disorder Clinics Industry?

This industry includes establishments devoted to the diagnosis and care of outpatients with disorders that affect, disrupt or more generally involve eating. Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating. Industry firms are often associated with hospitals or medical schools as treatments for eating disorders usually involve psychotherapy, nutrition education, family counseling, medications and hospitalization.

Industry Products
Treatment of binge eating disorderTreatment of anorexia nervosaTreatment of bulimia nervosa
 
Industry Activities
Outpatient eating disorder treatmentIntensive outpatient eating disorder treatment Day treatment or partial hospitalization Residential eating disorder treatment Inpatient eating disorder treatment


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