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Impulsivity Tied to Binge Eating

Researchers have discovered that the more impulsive you are, the more likely it is you’ll binge eat when experiencing negative feelings. Kelly Klump, a professor of psychology at Michigan...
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Study Probes Brain Networks in Anorexia

New research, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, investigates the neurobiological mechanisms associated with the ability of individuals with anorexia (AN) to avoid food. Investigators believe the knowledge of how...
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Perceptions Harm Anorexic Men

Recent findings suggest that the perception of eating disorders as a female problem may be preventing boys and men from seeking help. About one in eight people with anorexia...
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Gut Bacteria May Affect Appetite

Scientists have discovered a possible link between eating disorders and specific types of bacteria in the intestines. The biological mechanisms behind eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and...
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