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2010-04-20 09:00:00

PHOENIX, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders is co-sponsoring the Clinical Recipes for Success - Advanced Treatment for Eating Disorders national conference at the Green Valley Ranch Resort and Spa in Las Vegas, NV, May 13 - 16, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/CG27861LOGO) The conference is geared for professionals who treat clients with eating disorders in a clinical setting, as well as other professionals, including:...

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2010-04-13 14:10:25

A group of women in a new study seemed unlikely to have body image issues "“ at least their responses on a tried-and-true psychological screening presented no red flags. That assessment changed when Brigham Young University researchers used MRI technology to observe what happened in the brain when people viewed images of complete strangers. If the stranger happened to be overweight and female, it surprisingly activated in women's brains an area that processes identity and...

2010-04-12 07:37:35

Diagnostic cutoffs for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa may be too strict, a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital has found. Many patients who do not meet full criteria for these diseases are nevertheless quite ill, and the diagnosis they now receive, "Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified," may delay their ability to get treatment. "There's mounting evidence that we should reconsider the EDNOS categorization for young people,"...

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2010-03-18 07:41:23

They would love to be perfect mothers. Instead, they feel ashamed and inadequate, and fearful that their children might inherit their eating difficulties. Imagine an ordinary Norwegian home, where Mum is having dinner with her three-year-old son. Underneath the surface of this seemingly idyllic scene, the woman is fighting a fierce battle with herself, thinking: "I wish he could finish eating, so I can go to the bathroom and throw up." This is just one of many real-life stories Kristine...

2010-02-10 06:42:05

Counter-intuitive finding suggests a way of monitoring response to treatment People with anorexia nervosa, paradoxically, have strikingly high levels of fat within their bone marrow, report researchers at Children's Hospital Boston. Their findings, based on MRI imaging of the knees of 20 girls with anorexia and 20 healthy girls of the same age, appear in the February issue of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. "It's counter-intuitive that an emaciated young woman with almost no...

2010-02-08 12:00:00

Counter-intuitive finding suggests a way of monitoring response to treatment BOSTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People with anorexia nervosa, paradoxically, have strikingly high levels of fat within their bone marrow, report researchers at Children's Hospital Boston. Their findings, based on MRI imaging of the knees of 20 girls with anorexia and 20 healthy girls of the same age, appear in the February issue of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. "It's counter-intuitive that...

2010-01-27 10:38:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Remuda Ranch, Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders (http://www.remudaranch.com) and MASK (Mothers Awareness on School-Age Kids) have partnered to help educate parents, teachers and students about eating disorders and related issues. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/CG27861LOGO) "MASK is excited to be trained by an organization of the caliber of Remuda Ranch," said Kimberly Cabral, president and founder of MASK...

2009-12-18 23:45:05

Universit© de Montr©al and Douglas Mental Health University Institute study Several maladaptive eating behaviors, beyond anorexia, can affect women. Indeed, some 10 to 15 percent of women have maladaptive eating behaviors and attitudes according to new study from the Universit© de Montr©al and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders. "Our results are disquieting," says Lise Gauvin, a professor at the...

2009-08-05 21:07:40

Researchers in Germany said changes in brain metabolism explain why anorexic patients have trouble changing their behavior to increase food intake. Dr. Wolfgang Herzog of Heidelberg University Hospital said less than 1 percent of the population suffers from anorexia, but despite intensive treatment, 20 percent to 30 percent of the cases are severe and chronic and about 10 percent of the patients die of the disease. The researchers examined 30 young women with and without anorexia using...

2009-08-03 10:39:17

Anorexic patients drastically reduce food intake and are often not capable of changing their behavior. This can lead to life-threatening weight loss. Using MRI technology, scientists at Heidelberg University Hospital have discovered for the first time processes in brain metabolism that explain this disturbed eating behavior. The research work of the Department of Psychosomatic and General Internal Medicine at Heidelberg University Hospital (Medical Director: Professor Dr. Wolfgang...


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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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