Bulimia News

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 ...

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 ...