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Food presented in a virtual reality (VR) environment causes the same emotional responses as real food.
CHICAGO, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For women with low self-esteem, poor body image and a certain genetic predisposition towards an eating disorder, the messages promoted on pro-eating disorder web sites can be similar to someone considering suicide finding a loaded gun on her pillow. Recent efforts to raise awareness of pro anorexia and bulimia web sites often pay little attention to deaths that may result from the actions of the web site operators, according to Dr.
CHICAGO, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating disorders are equal-opportunity offenders - crossing economic and cultural boundaries and leaping the borders of age and gender.
CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Women and families struggling with an eating disorder or another addiction should never lose sight of the need to sustain the spirit, according to a new book by Jena Morrow, an author in recovery after more than 20 years with anorexia nervosa.
CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating disorders and disordered eating are commonly experienced by female athletes, and are many times brought on by the pressure female athletes feel to masculinize one's body.
CHICAGO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- At Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, a leader in treatment for anorexia nervosa, bulimia, compulsive overeating and binge eating disorders for women 12 and older, incorporating nutrition therapy into an individual's personal treatment program is not an option - it is critical to recovery success.
CHICAGO, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, a leader in treatment for anorexia nervosa, bulimia, compulsive overeating and binge eating disorders for women 12 and older, has been honored as a 2010-2011 National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) School of Excellence for its on campus school, TK Academy.
A team of American psychologists and neuroscientists have found that adult brain volume, which can be reduced by Anorexia Nervosa, can be regained.
CHICAGO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The first lady has kicked off a national campaign that charges young Americans to "get up and move," changing the life goals of the newest generation.
CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- During the warm weather season, negative body perceptions are aggravated for many people. Clothing is thinner and less substantial, increasing feelings of inadequacy which manifest as poor body image.
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...
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.