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The bounty of food and beverages during the holidays can bring extra challenges for those with eating disorders, a U.S. expert says.
New research shows children and teenagers with even mild anorexia can develop abnormal bone structure before they lose bone density.
CNS Response, Inc. (OTCBB: CNSO) reported today the results of a study presented at the U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress by James Greenblatt, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Walden Behavioral Care Inpatient Psychiatry and Eating Disorder Programs, in Waltham, MA.
This week, Latino author and multicultural advocate Rudy Ruiz has published an essay on his own personal experience with eating disorders.
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders in the fields of diabetes and eating disorders from across the U.S. and Canada will convene in Minneapolis to begin the process of setting international standards for treatment of the dual diagnosis of these two disorders.
By JANE KIRBY YOUNG people know little about mental health problems, with 46 per cent of 12 to 18-year-olds unable to name a single mental health condition, a poll revealed yesterday.
By Desai, Melissa N Miller, William C; Staples, Betty; Bravender, Terrill Abstract. College obesity is increasing, but to the authors' knowledge, no researchers to date have evaluated risk factors in this population.
For most patients with anorexia their first point of contact is their GP, who may refer them onto a support service such as the Derbyshire Eating Disorders Service, or therapy services run by Derbyshire Mental Health Services NHS Trust.
By Ken Carlson, The Modesto Bee, Calif. Aug. 2--When people come to Signe Darpinian desperate to lose weight, they usually have tried the popular diets -- Atkins, South Beach or the calorie-counting plans.
By Anonymous Researchers have foundthat family meals may protect against anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and compulsive overeating in girls.
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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