Bulimia News

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 ...

Eating Disorders Don’t Discriminate Based on Age

June 22nd, 2012
Eating Disorders Don't Discriminate Based on AgeAlthough the term “eating disorder” is traditionally associated with behaviors of teenagers and young adults, new research suggests it also pertains to middle-age and older women. Researchers say age ...

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Dieting Linked to More Suicide Attempts

June 6th, 2012
Body Dysmorphic Disorder Dieting Linked to More Suicide AttemptsExcessive dieting is associated with an increase in suicide attempts in people with body dysmorphic disorder, a new study finds. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a ...

5 Factors Promote Positive Body Image for Women

May 10th, 2012
Five Factors Promote Positive Body Image for WomenResearchers from the University of Arizona have identified five factors that lead to a positive body image for women. Shannon Snapp, Ph.D., and ...

Rat Study Suggest Binge Eating Can Trigger Addictive Behaviors

April 25th, 2012
Rat Study Suggest Binge Eating Can Trigger Addictive BehaviorsResearchers believe that individuals with a record of binge eating may also present additional addiction-like behaviors. Substance abuse is ...

Traumatic Events Can Prompt Eating Disorders

April 25th, 2012
Traumatic Events Can Prompt Eating DisordersNew research suggests that a lack of support after stressful life events can trigger eating disorders in youth. The event may be traumatic, such ...

Misperception is a Barrier to Weight Loss

April 7th, 2012
Misperception is a Barrier to Weight Loss A recent survey of more than 3,500 college applicants found that more than a third couldn't report their weight accurately, ...

How Brain Networks Influence Eating Disorders

April 4th, 2012
Brain Networks Influence Eating DisordersNew research to better understand and treat eating disorders has determined that the brains of people with anorexia and obesity are wired differently. In the studies, neuroscientists ...