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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...

2013-03-18 16:25:07

Michelle Obama Shares That Health Is not About Size or Weight WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating disorder advocacy groups unite to applaud First Lady Michelle Obama for her comments on her "Let's Move!" Google+ fireside hangout March 5. During the chat, attended by more than 3,500 viewers and moderated by Live with Kelly & Michael talk show co-host Kelly Ripa, Mrs. Obama stressed that a lifestyle of overall wellness, not size or weight, dictates health in the long...

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...

2013-02-19 12:30:55

CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Insight Behavioral Health Centers and the University of Chicago's Eating Disorder Program are teaming up to study new options for adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa who do not respond to current treatment protocols. Daniel Le Grange, Ph.D., director of the Eating Disorder Program at the University of Chicago, will serve as principal investigator for the expansive three-year study. Dr. Le Grange was a member of the original team...

2013-02-11 12:25:20

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating disorders (EDs) are occurring at an alarming rate in the United States. In fact, the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) indicates up to 24 million people of all ages - both male and female - suffer from an ED. Often manifesting in adolescence, EDs may go untreated for years until a life-threatening episode occurs. That's why Dr. Tracey Cornella-Carlson, a board-certified child and adolescent...

2013-02-06 12:25:33

ROYAL OAK, Mich., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inner Door Center®, a comprehensive eating disorder treatment center treating anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating and diabulimia, offers clients the only yoga-based eating disorder treatment in America. Founder & CEO Beverly Price created the unique Reconnect with Food® Yoga-Based Eating Disorder Treatment Healing System. Eating disorders affect up to 24 million people in America, with one in 200 suffering from anorexia. Mortality rates...

2013-01-04 16:21:56

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital, Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACAS) ("American Capital") announced today that in December 2012 American Capital and an affiliate invested in the equity of portfolio company The Meadows to support the acquisition of Remuda Ranch, a provider of inpatient, residential and outpatient eating disorder treatment programs. The Meadows is a premier multi-disorder inpatient facility specializing in the treatment of a broad range of addictions. "We are...

2012-10-25 04:01:32

ANAD, BEDA and NORMAL, three national nonprofits dedicated to education on weight acceptance, have united their organizational efforts to produce a new documentary film titled Beneath the Floorboards–the true story of a mother and daughter as they struggle with binge eating disorder and the accompanying weight bias, shame and stigma that they experience. This film takes an intimate and personal look at their journey, and explores the bullying due to weight stigma that faces individuals...

2012-10-16 10:52:58

People in creative professions are treated more often for mental illness than the general population, there being a particularly salient connection between writing and schizophrenia. This according to researchers at Karolinska Institutet, whose large-scale Swedish registry study is the most comprehensive ever in its field. Last year, the team showed that artists and scientists were more common amongst families where bipolar disorder and schizophrenia is present, compared to the population...


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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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