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2011-12-10 01:27:31

Adolescents hospitalized with anorexia nervosa who receive treatment based on current recommendations for refeeding fail to gain significant weight during their first week in the hospital, according to a new study by UCSF researchers. The findings, published in the January issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health with an accompanying editorial, challenge the current conservative approach to feeding adolescents with anorexia nervosa during hospitalization for malnutrition. The American...

2011-11-23 09:57:53

"It feels like there's two of you inside — like there's another half of you, which is my anorexia, and then there's the real K, the real me, the logic part of me, and it's a constant battle between the two." - 36 year old study participant with anorexia nervosa. People with anorexia nervosa struggle with questions about their real, or "authentic," self — whether their illness is separate from or integral to them — and this conflict has implications for compulsory...

2011-11-14 08:00:00

Facing holidays with an eating disorder? Psychologist Dr. Carol Francis interviews Josie Tuddell about Anorexia Nervosa, an eating disorder that chases "Skinny" while killing the woman. Anorexia traps women into ill-health practices and gives the illusion of skinny as beauty. Psychologist Dr. Carol Francis interviews Josie Tuddell about Anorexia's dangers on Dr. Carol Francis Show. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 Anorexia is one type of eating disorder that involves women...

2011-11-03 08:40:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ANAD, a national non-profit organization headquartered in Illinois, aimed at preventing and alleviating the problems of eating disorders, has named Dr. Kim Dennis, Timberline Knolls' medical director, as a founding member of its newly established medical and scientific advisory board. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/CG42761LOGO</font>) "Along with other members of the board, Dr....

2011-10-27 06:40:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MentorCONNECT, the first global eating disorders mentoring community and a registered non-profit organization, announces collaboration with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Eating Disorder Program. Specifically, MentorCONNECT will be collaborating with Dr. Walter Kaye's research team at UCSD. Dr. Kaye is an internationally renowned leader in neurobiological research and has published over 300 papers and articles on the subject of eating...

2011-10-18 08:33:00

EWING, N.J., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating disorders are deadly; they have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. Today, many young women on U.S. college campuses are suffering from eating disorders, extreme dieting, body image issues and unattainable body ideals. Ninety one percent of women surveyed on a college campus had attempted to control their weight through dieting and 22 percent dieted "often" or "always." A significantly higher rate of eating disorders is also...

2011-10-01 07:00:00

Birmingham Maple Clinic now offers treatment for eating disorders that addresses both the physical and mental needs of those who suffer from dangerous diseases like bulimia, chronic overeating and anorexia. Troy, MI (PRWEB) October 01, 2011 Birmingham Maple Clinic recently announced the launch of specialized treatments for eating disorders, including treatment for food addiction, bulimia and anorexia nervosa. Individuals looking for eating disorder treatment centers in Michigan can now...

2011-09-14 08:38:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating a healthy diet today can be challenging for many people, given the vast food choices available in our country and the often contradictory information found online and in the media. Certain individuals in pursuit of health, can become lost in the maze of nutrition and inadvertently turn their desire for healthy eating into an eating disorder called "orthorexia nervosa." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110914/CG67600) (Logo:...

2011-08-08 08:36:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center reports people suffering from addiction rarely, if ever, have just substance abuse or addiction issues. Most addicts have trauma histories, many have mood and/or anxiety disorders, and up to 50 percent of women with substance abuse disorder have co-occurring eating disorders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/CG42761LOGO) "We were sadly reminded of how lethal the combination of an eating...

2011-08-03 12:20:13

Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are associated with fertility problems, unplanned pregnancies and negative attitudes to pregnancy Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are associated with fertility problems and negative attitudes to pregnancy, according to a UK study. The research also revealed high rates of unplanned pregnancies in women with a history of anorexia, suggesting they may be underestimating their chances of conceiving. The study is to be published in BJOG:...


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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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