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