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2013-07-05 23:18:35

Pro Thinspiration created by Charlotte Thomson is a new fat loss book that covers effective diets for weight loss, exercises, nutritional information, and detailed instructions on how to get slim quickly. A full Pro Thinspiration overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 Pro Thinspiration created by Charlotte Thomson is a new fat loss book that covers effective diets for weight loss, exercises, nutritional information, and...

2013-06-04 10:22:09

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa —disorders characterized by extreme eating behavior and distorted body image — are among the deadliest of psychiatric disorders, with few proven effective treatments. A landmark study, with first author Tyson Oberndorfer, MD, and led by Walter H. Kaye, MD, professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, suggests that the altered function of neural circuitry contributes to restricted eating in anorexia...

2013-05-21 14:56:28

The increase is due to more cases of eating disorder not otherwise specified rather than rises in either bulimia or anorexia More people are being diagnosed with eating disorders every year and the most common type is not either of the two most well known–bulimia or anorexia–but eating disorders not otherwise specified (eating disorders that don't quite reach the threshold to be defined as anorexia or bulimia), shows a study published online in BMJ Open. Few studies have...

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Linked To Abnormal Brain Wiring
2013-04-30 11:48:44

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One of the most unusual and little understood psychiatric disorders is a condition known as body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD. Individuals afflicted with this disease believe they are disfigured or extremely unattractive despite appearing normal to other people. Now, researchers at UCLA have shed light on the neurological underpinnings of this bizarre disorder, and they say the condition arises from abnormal wiring across vast...

2013-03-28 13:33:27

Self perceived masculinity is higher in men with muscle dysmorphia, popularly called 'bigorexia', than other gym users, while male patients with anorexia nervosa had elevated association with feminine stereotypes, finds research in Biomed Central's open access journal Journal of Eating Disorders. Research over the last several decades has shown that increasingly men are admitting to being unhappy with their body image. This may show itself in either a desire to lose weight and become...

2013-03-20 23:01:58

As nationwide events were underway to mark the start of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, AllMed Healthcare Management hosted a webinar on comprehensive treatment of eating disorders. Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 AllMed's latest webinar included a discussion on the updated criteria for diagnosis of eating disorders to be released in the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Utilization review and case management professionals from...

2013-03-07 23:53:17

In a world first, a team of researchers at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre and the University Health Network have shown that Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in patients with chronic, severe and treatment-resistant Anorexia Nervosa (anorexia) helps some patients achieve and maintain improvements in body weight, mood, and anxiety. The results of this trial, entitled Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subcallosal Cingulate Area for Treatment-Refractory Anorexia Nervosa: A Phase I Pilot Trial, are...


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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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