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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.

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

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.

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.


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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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cassation
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