Latest Anorexia nervosa Stories
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).
One of the most little understood psychiatric disorders is a condition known as body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD. Now, researchers have shed light on the neurological underpinnings of this bizarre disorder, and they say the condition arises from abnormal wiring across vast regions of the brain.
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.
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...
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.