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Latest Anorexia nervosa Stories

2012-08-23 23:13:02

Patients with anorexia have trouble accurately judging their own body size, but not others'.

2012-07-17 15:13:00

A study of teenage girls with eating disorders has shown that reduced essential fatty acid levels returned to normal once the girls increased their weight to a healthy level.

Women Over 50 Struggle With Body Issues
2012-06-22 05:53:58

While many associate eating disorders — such as anorexia, bulimia and overeating — as an issue only wrestled with by teenage girls, a new study has found women over 50 also struggle with the same disorders.

2012-06-02 23:01:48

Overeating due to being depressed, sad or anxious may be based on how food affects each of us individually. Troy, MI (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 Mental

2012-04-24 22:31:49

Eating disorders can be triggered by lack of support following traumatic events such as bereavement, relationship problems, abuse and sexual assault.

2012-04-23 23:01:04

The Home Workout Pros have taken a "holistic" approach to fitness and health - by focusing on quality of people's lives, they are doing their part in extinguishing fallacies about


Latest Anorexia nervosa Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.