Latest Anorexia nervosa Stories
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:...
A group of women in a new study seemed unlikely to have body image issues â€“ at least their responses on a tried-and-true psychological screening presented no red flags.
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.
They would love to be perfect mothers. Instead, they feel ashamed and inadequate, and fearful that their children might inherit their eating difficulties.
People with anorexia nervosa, paradoxically, have strikingly high levels of fat within their bone marrow, report researchers at Children's Hospital Boston.
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.
Several maladaptive eating behaviors, beyond anorexia, can affect women.
Researchers in Germany said changes in brain metabolism explain why anorexic patients have trouble changing their behavior to increase food intake. Dr.
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.
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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