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According to the National Institutes of Health, almost 3.8 million Americans will suffer from anorexia at some point in their lives. Thought to be primarily psychological in nature, anorexia nervosa may have a partial genetic cause.
Although the recession caused more people with eating disorders to avoid spending money on treatment, industry revenue still grew slightly during the five years to 2013, partially due to increasing
Eating disorders treatment may be more effective when the goals look beyond weight. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 An eating disorder
New research indicates that teens with anorexia nervosa have bigger brains than teens that do not have the eating disorder. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) August 28, 2013
A study with 191 patients reveal that symptoms of hyperactivity due to the deficit of attention and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are associated with more impulsivity and more severity, and probably a worse prognosis in patients with eating disorders.
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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.
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).
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...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.