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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.
Scientists at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have identified both common and rare gene variants associated with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa.
These results may be driven by a mistaken belief among women with anorexia that they canâ€™t get pregnant because they are not menstruating or are having irregular periods.
Eating disorders negatively affect oral health CHICAGO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the connection between oral health and systemic health has been well-established, what most people don't know is that dentists often are in a position to detect systemic conditions.
The eating disorder anorexia nervosa causes potentially serious eye damage.
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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