Latest Anorexia nervosa Stories

2008-08-06 00:00:38

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.

2008-08-02 12:00:11

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.

2008-07-18 03:00:17

By Anonymous Researchers have foundthat family meals may protect against anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and compulsive overeating in girls.

2008-07-08 15:00:56

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.

2008-06-10 12:00:57

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.

2008-04-15 19:20:00

A new French bill may make glamorizing anorexia come to an abrupt halt, even in the fashion and advertising industries.

2008-04-11 09:05:00

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."

2008-01-11 13:05:00

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.

2007-12-05 09:01:03

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.

2007-11-09 06:00:15

By Thompson, Sharon H Abstract. The Female Athlete Triad is a life-threatening syndrome defined by disordered eating, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis.

Latest Anorexia nervosa Reference Libraries

2013-12-24 13:50:12

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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