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2014-04-01 23:27:34

Paradigm warns teens often struggle during these times with body image issues, substance abuse, and eating disorders. Malibu, California (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Paradigm Malibu plans to offer phone counseling with the help of extra counselors through April and Spring Break sessions. During times such as this, families often struggle with teen eating disorders, teen substance abuse, body image issues, and more, thanks to pool parties and beach trips. "Teens struggle with these issues...

2014-04-01 13:22:59

Brain disconnect leaves teen brain less able to judge trustworthiness Making a snap decision usually means following your initial reaction -- going with your gut. That intuitive feeling sprouts from the limbic system, the evolutionarily older and simpler part of the brain that affects emotion, behavior and motivation. But during adolescence, the limbic system connects and communicates with the rest of the brain differently than it does during adulthood, leaving many adolescents...

2014-03-27 23:03:47

The Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative (ANGI) will collect DNA samples from more than 8,000 people with anorexia nervosa (AN) and those without an eating disorder in an effort to detect genes that contribute to this potentially life-threatening illness. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 University of North Carolina School of Medicine researcher Cynthia Bulik, PhD, FAED, Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders, has been awarded up to $7.2 million to conduct the largest and most...

Anorexia Patients May Find Benefits From Oxytocin
2014-03-14 04:43:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to new research published in Psychoneuroendocrinology, oxytocin could provide a new treatment for anorexia nervosa. Researchers from Britain and South Korea found that oxytocin, or the “love hormone,” alters anorexic patients’ tendencies to fixate on images of high calorie foods, and larger body shape. "Patients with anorexia have a range of social difficulties which often start in their early teenage years, before...

2014-03-12 12:23:57

NORWALK, Conn., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times, a leading online community for mental health professionals, presented up-to-date reporting by leaders in the field of eating disorders. Among the materials presented during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: -- Understanding Anorexia Nervosa: Series Editor, Walter Kaye, MD, Director of the Eating Disorders Program and Professor in the department of psychiatry at UCSD,...

2014-02-24 23:26:24

Chapter Events Scheduled Across the Country Spread Eating Disorder Awareness and Hope, Feb. 23 - March 1 New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Project HEAL: Help to Eat, Accept and Live joins forces with thousands to highlight the real faces of eating disorders in honor of this year’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (NEDAwareness Week), Feb. 23- March 1. Events are being held across the United States and Canada to raise eating disorder awareness, promote healthy body image...

2014-01-14 16:25:03

New Workshop at 2014 iaedp Symposium Addresses Psychopharmacologic Interventions for Eating Disorders PEKIN, Ill., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Currently, psychopharmacologic treatments for eating disorders require as much art as science. In a new groundbreaking workshop at the 2014 iaedp Symposium in St. Petersburg, Florida, February 26-March 2, the science and art of managing medication use in patients with eating disorders will be presented, including review of the evidence base...

2014-01-01 23:02:27

Pro Thinspiration designed by Charlotte Thomson is the latest program that helps people determine exactly how many calories they personally burn each day. A detailed Pro Thinspiration review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Pro Thinspiration is the latest program that teaches people how to lose weight and get a slim, well-toned and attractive body within a few weeks. The program also helps people get rid of their...

2013-12-26 23:03:16

New program guidelines give parents and caregivers a road map to identifying signs and symptoms of teen eating disorders, and a proven set of treatment modalities that work. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Eight million Americans, according to Statistic Brain, suffer from an eating disorder, with 95 percent of those affected falling between the ages of 12 and 25. Fifty percent of girls between the ages of 11 and 13 believe they are overweight and 42 percent of girls in first through...

2013-12-04 16:26:10

Eating Recovery Center's Chicago-based partner program specializes in outpatient eating disorders treatment and evidence-based treatment for obesity, mood and anxiety disorders DENVER, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive, specialized eating disorders treatment to female and male adults, adolescents and children, has partnered with Insight Behavioral Health Centers. Insight specializes in outpatient treatment for...


Latest Anorexia nervosa Reference Libraries

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

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