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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 ...

Peer Pressure Dictates Teen Body Image

January 31st, 2013
Peer Pressure Dictates Teen Body Image  Researchers have discovered a teenage girl's social group plays more of a role than social media, television and the big screen on ...

Faulty Brain Connections Leads Anorexics to Misjudge Body Shapes

January 25th, 2013
Faulty Brain Connections Leads Anorexics to Misjudge Body Shapes A brain imaging study suggests improper neural connections cause women with anorexia nervosa to have poor perceptual awareness of body ...

Spotting Eating Disorders in the ER

November 20th, 2012
 Spotting Eating Disorders in the ERIdentifying eating disorders in teens and getting treatment are often difficult tasks. A new study seeks to leverage location, in this case hospital emergency ...

Trying to Reverse Women’s Obsession with Thin

November 9th, 2012
Trying to Reverse Womens Obsession with ThinA new UK research study suggests what many already believe: that media and marketing images of thin and super-thin women has ...

Energy Balance is Complex Interchange between Brain and Body

October 29th, 2012
Energy Balance is Complex Interchange between Brain and Body New research investigates the method by which our brain coordinates energy expenditure to caloric consumption. For many, it ...

Marriage, Education Buffer Effects of Childhood Abuse

October 17th, 2012
Marriage, Education Buffers Effects of Childhood Abuse  Adults who had been abused or neglected as children reported worse mental and physical health in their 30s than their peers who were not abused, according ...

Disordered Eating Common Among College Women

October 1st, 2012
Disordered Eating Common Among College WomenWith some studies finding that nearly two-thirds of female college students have an undiagnosed or mild eating disorder, researchers at the University of Michigan set out ...
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