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Researchers from Britain and South Korea have found that oxytocin, or the “love hormone,” alters anorexic patients’ tendencies to fixate on images of high calorie foods, and larger body shape.
NORWALK, Conn., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times,
Chapter Events Scheduled Across the Country Spread Eating Disorder Awareness and Hope, Feb.
New Workshop at 2014 iaedp Symposium Addresses Psychopharmacologic Interventions for Eating Disorders PEKIN, Ill., Jan.
Pro Thinspiration designed by Charlotte Thomson is the latest program that helps people determine exactly how many calories they personally burn each day.
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,
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.
A new study found that as many as 17.9 percent of teenage boys are “extremely concerned” about their build and weight.
Despite their efforts, many morbidly obese people continue to consume too much food (hyperphagia) compared to their reserves and their needs.
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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- In medicine, cauterization.