Latest Anorexia nervosa Stories
Eating disorders are frequently seen as psychological or societal diseases, but do they have an underlying biological cause? A new study shows that the levels of a brain protein differ between healthy and anorexic women.
PHOENIX, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders (www.remudaranch.com) reports elderly men and women may have eating disorders more often than most health professionals realize.
Parents are called on to feed their children high-calorie meals like milkshakes and macaroni and cheese in a therapy for anorexia nervosa, U.S.
Getting your teenager to drink a chocolate milkshake isn't something most parents need to worry about. But this is just the approach used in one treatment for anorexia nervosa.
Psychiatric disorders are common in adults who have had the eating disorder anorexia, researchers in Sweden said. A total of 51 teenagers with anorexia nervosa were studied, together with an equally large control group of healthy persons beginning in 1985.
The Pen and Paper Diet focuses entirely on calorie or energy consumption.
Mom's L.U.V. (Loyal, United, Vocal) Program encourages parents across the country to confront the challenge of eating disorders National Eating Disorder Awareness Week February 22-28 "I found a note from my mom on the kitchen table when I came home from school.
Delta Dental of Illinois warns against serious oral health complications during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week LISLE, Ill., Feb.
A PhD thesis defended at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) has investigated the relationship between adolescentsâ€™ perception of their physical qualities and their psychological well-being and unwellness.
Individuals suffering from eating disorders may benefit from "talking therapies," a type of therapy that aims to correct obsessive feelings, announced UK researchers.
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...