Latest Anorexia nervosa Stories
Women who have higher levels of the appetite-controlling hormone leptin have fewer symptoms of depression, and this apparent inverse relationship is not related to body mass index (BMI), a new study finds.
Estrogen therapy improves low bone density due to anorexia nervosa in teenage girls with the disease when given as a patch or as a low oral dose that is physiological (close to the form or amount of estrogen the body makes naturally).
Perhaps the most puzzling symptom of anorexia nervosa â€“ a disorder that tends to occur in young women â€“ is the refusal to eat, resulting in extreme weight loss.
SEATTLE, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emily Program, which has provided personalized eating disorder treatment for more than 4,500 individuals, is officially launching its Seattle office April 21, 2011 to address an unmet need in the community.
UC researchers reveal a new social support group thatâ€™s emerging on the Web â€“ a secretive society to encourage negative behaviors associated with eating disorders.
Women suffering from anorexia or bulimia draw themselves with prominently different characteristics than women who do not have eating disorders and who are considered of normal weight.
The more time adolescent girls spend in front of Facebook, the more their chances of developing a negative body image and various eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia and exaggerated dieting.
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CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 10th Insight Psychological Centers and its affiliate Inspire Health, two premier multi-disciplinary outpatient behavioral health treatment centers in the Chicago area, opened a new program for adolescents between the ages of 12 and 18.
CHICAGO, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The horrifying photos of Isabelle Caro first displayed in 2007 were her last message to the world about her disease.
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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