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2014-08-06 07:34:20

Robin Lally, Rutgers University Rutgers study finds that positive emotions could play a role in the deadly disorder Positive emotions – even those viewed through a distorted lens – may play an exacerbating role in fueling eating disorders like anorexia nervosa, which has a death rate 12 times higher for females between the ages of 15 and 24 than all other causes of death combined, according to a Rutgers study. In research published in Clinical Psychological Science, Edward Selby,...

2014-07-18 12:24:34

BOSTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A brief screening survey to identify teens at risk for an eating disorder could lead to earlier diagnosis and help find hard-to-detect cases, which could lower overall treatment costs and improve outcomes, Boston Children's Hospital researchers report today in American Journal of Public Health. "Many cases of eating disorders go undetected for years. This may be because the stereotype that the typical teen with an eating disorder is a...

2014-07-10 23:00:47

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, has launched a new Eating Disorders section of its website at http://aforeverrecovery.com/eating-disorders/ Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe...

2014-06-08 23:02:25

A study by King’s College London and the UCL Institute of Child Health UK has revealed a 60% increase in females with eating disorders not otherwise specified*. Breathe provides a specialist a research-based, needs-led eating disorder service providing therapeutic treatment for all types of eating distress and obesity management. (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 Breathe Therapies mission is the provision of effective and safe treatment interventions for people who suffer from obesity, weight...

2014-06-06 23:02:26

Top Eating Disorder Facts, A Parent’s Alert released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/eating-disorders-facts/. London, UK (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Research indicates that in the US alone, over 30 million adults are suffering or have suffered from an eating disorder. Eating disorders and distorted body images are a lurking danger around each and every teen. NoBullying releases today the guide to top eating disorder facts as a guide for parents. The first step when it comes to...

2014-05-01 23:02:57

New book by leading eating disorders expert Dr. Stacey Rosenfeld comes out June 1, 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Many women have an unhealthy relationship with food or their body. They feel guilty when they “cheat." They look in the mirror and obsess about their body, and are tired of dieting. Stacey Rosenfeld PhD, a leading specialist in eating disorders, wants women to know that they are not alone. In her book, Does Every Woman Have an Eating Disorder? Challenging...

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...


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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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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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