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2014-03-12 12:23:57

NORWALK, Conn., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times, a leading online community for mental health professionals, presented up-to-date reporting by leaders in the field of eating disorders. Among the materials presented during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: -- Understanding Anorexia Nervosa: Series Editor, Walter Kaye, MD, Director of the Eating Disorders Program and Professor in the department of psychiatry at UCSD,...

2014-02-24 23:26:24

Chapter Events Scheduled Across the Country Spread Eating Disorder Awareness and Hope, Feb. 23 - March 1 New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Project HEAL: Help to Eat, Accept and Live joins forces with thousands to highlight the real faces of eating disorders in honor of this year’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (NEDAwareness Week), Feb. 23- March 1. Events are being held across the United States and Canada to raise eating disorder awareness, promote healthy body image...

2014-01-14 16:25:03

New Workshop at 2014 iaedp Symposium Addresses Psychopharmacologic Interventions for Eating Disorders PEKIN, Ill., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Currently, psychopharmacologic treatments for eating disorders require as much art as science. In a new groundbreaking workshop at the 2014 iaedp Symposium in St. Petersburg, Florida, February 26-March 2, the science and art of managing medication use in patients with eating disorders will be presented, including review of the evidence base...

2014-01-01 23:02:27

Pro Thinspiration designed by Charlotte Thomson is the latest program that helps people determine exactly how many calories they personally burn each day. A detailed Pro Thinspiration review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Pro Thinspiration is the latest program that teaches people how to lose weight and get a slim, well-toned and attractive body within a few weeks. The program also helps people get rid of their...

2013-12-26 23:03:16

New program guidelines give parents and caregivers a road map to identifying signs and symptoms of teen eating disorders, and a proven set of treatment modalities that work. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Eight million Americans, according to Statistic Brain, suffer from an eating disorder, with 95 percent of those affected falling between the ages of 12 and 25. Fifty percent of girls between the ages of 11 and 13 believe they are overweight and 42 percent of girls in first through...

2013-11-13 10:31:55

New treatments for binge eating, how our diet impacts brain function, and the connection between marijuana and obesity A growing body of evidence shows the impact of diet on brain function, and identifies patterns of brain activity associated with eating disorders such as binge eating and purging. The findings were presented at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science and health. Millions of...

Teen Boys Struggle With Body Image Eating Disorders
2013-11-05 09:05:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month Dr. Theodore E. Weltzin and colleagues presented a paper at the National Eating Disorders Association conference which challenged a long-held belief that only girls were affected by anorexia, bulimia and other dangerous eating disorders. A newly published study further confirms their findings, finding that as many as 17.9 percent of teenage boys are “extremely concerned” about their build and weight. These boys were also...

2013-10-30 10:35:36

Despite their efforts, many morbidly obese people continue to consume too much food (hyperphagia) compared to their reserves and their needs. And yet, the hunger hormone, called ghrelin, is most frequently found at a normal or even lower level in these patients. The Inserm Unit 1073 team “Nutrition, inflammation and dysfunction of the gut-brain axis” (Inserm/University of Rouen) has just explained this mechanism causing this paradoxical hyperphagia. Certain antibodies have a greater...

2013-10-07 13:31:46

This press release is in support of a presentation by Professor Suzanne Dickson on Monday Oct. 7 at the 26th ECNP Congress in Barcelona, Spain Food addiction is not yet recognized as a mental disorder but certain obese individuals clearly display addictive-like behavior towards food. To achieve a formal diagnostic status, 'food addiction' requires a stronger evidence base to support the claim that certain ingredients have addictive properties identical to addictive drugs of abuse. This...


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Obesophobia
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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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