Latest Anorexia nervosa Stories
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.
By Gareth Rose ATTRACTIVE and stylish, Janice Bayne sits near a corner window of a West End coffee shop, nursing her drink and talking articulately. She is the very picture of a successful, upper middle-class Edinburgh wife and mother.
NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following event announcement was released by the American Psychoanalytic Association: Event: According to sobering statistics from the National Institutes of Mental Health, one in 10 patients with anorexia nervosa will die of the condition.
A new French bill may make glamorizing anorexia come to an abrupt halt, even in the fashion and advertising industries.
Orthorexia supposedly is an emerging eating disorder marked by extreme devotion to healthy food. People suffering from the addiction obsessively check labels, avoid junk food, plan menus and often eat a healthy diet so they can feel "pure."
A new study shows people given a biological or genetics-based explanation for the causes of anorexia nervosa were less likely to blame those who had the illness than people given a sociocultural explanation.
SEATTLE, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest tool for managing the care of behavioral health patients is now available from Milliman Care Guidelines LLC, A Milliman Company.
By Thompson, Sharon H Abstract. The Female Athlete Triad is a life-threatening syndrome defined by disordered eating, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis.
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...
- A trick or prank.