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Loss of Weight by Obese Teens Increases Risk of Eating Disorders

September 10th, 2013
Loss of Weight by Obese Teens Increases Risk of Eating Disorders In what seems like a double bind, Mayo Clinic researchers suggest obese teenagers who lose weight ...

Alcoholism, Eating Disorders May Share Genetic Risk Factors

August 24th, 2013
Alcoholism, Eating Disorders May Share Genetic Risk FactorsCommon genetic factors may be behind both alcoholism and specific symptoms of eating disorders -- particularly the binge eating and purging habits of bulimia ...

Harnessing ‘Out-of-Body Experiences’ to Treat Anorexia

August 15th, 2013
'Harnessing 'Out-of-Body Experiences' to Treat AnorexiaUsing a visual projection of human heartbeats to generate an “out-of-body experience,” researchers hope to develop new kinds of treatment for people with self-perception disorders, including anorexia. The study is ...

Significant Other Can Help or Hinder Weight Control Efforts

July 25th, 2013
Significant Other Can Help or Hinder Weight Control EffortsNew research suggests being encouraged to lose weight by a partner may in fact lead to unhealthy behaviors. As published in in the ...

Binge Eating May Signal Anxiety, Depression & Suicide Risk

July 23rd, 2013
Binge Eating May Signal Anxiety, Depression & Suicide Risk A new study of African-American girls finds that body dissatisfaction can lead to symptoms of anxiety and depression, and ...

Adult Eating Disorder + ADHD = Clinical Challenges

July 11th, 2013
Adult Eating Disorder + ADHD = Clinical Challenges A new European study finds that impulsivity combined with an eating disorder is a complex condition and one that often has ...

Estrogen Therapy Can Help Girls with Anorexia

June 19th, 2013
Estrogen Therapy Can Help Girls with Anorexia A new clinical trial suggests estrogen replacement therapy may significantly decrease anxiety symptoms among girls with anorexia nervosa. The clinical findings were ...

Anorexia, Bulimia Linked to Disturbance in Brain Region

June 10th, 2013
Anorexia, Bulimia Linked to Disturbance in Brain RegionAnorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are among the deadliest of psychiatric disorders, with few proven effective treatments. The insidious disorders are ...

Seasonal Patterns Found in Online Mental Illness Searches

April 10th, 2013
Seasonal Patterns Found in Online Mental Illness Searches  Online searches for all major mental illnesses tend to follow seasonal patterns, according to a new study -- suggesting that mental illnesses may be ...

Deep Brain Stimulation Shows Promise for Anorexia

March 10th, 2013
Deep Brain Stimulation Shows Promise for Anorexia  Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in patients with treatment-resistant anorexia nervosa may help improve body weight, mood and anxiety, according to new research. A team of researchers ...
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