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2012-02-17 12:00:00

2012 BED conference- Philadelphia: "Revolution Ahead: Illuminating the Path to Freedom from BED, Emotional Overeating, & Weight Stigma." 3 days of workshops, networking and education for clinicians, families and individuals. Severna Park, MD (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 The Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) will hold its third annual conference in Philadelphia, PA, March 2-4, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency at Penn´s Landing. Eating disorder experts will present on a variety of...

2012-02-03 18:10:00

The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders and Binge Eating Disorder Association are opposed to the CHOA ad-campaign, known as "Stop Sugarcoating", utilizing negative attention and shaming to address childhood obesity. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) and the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) appeal to the Children´s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) to discontinue their...

2012-01-18 00:15:00

Protica has announced the release of a new product intended to help consumers who are looking to gain weight. Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Protica has announced the release of a new product intended to help consumers who are looking to gain weight. The need to lose weight is a problem that millions of Americans face every day, however people do not often hear about the need to gain weight. In fact, there are many people who need to gain weight for medical reasons, as well as...

2012-01-04 09:02:09

An exact determination of expected body weight for adolescents based on age, height and gender is critical for diagnosis and management of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia. However, there are no clear guidelines regarding the appropriate method for calculating this weight in children with such disorders. In a study to be published online Jan. 4, 2012, in the journal Pediatrics, researchers from the University of Chicago, the Harvard School of Public Health and the...

2011-12-12 17:00:00

Anorexia nervosa is a psychiatric disorder characterized by abnormal eating behavior, severe self-induced weight loss, and psychiatric comorbidities. The most successful treatment of the disorder is a combination of psychotherapy, family therapy, and medication. New market research report âœAnorexia Nervosa Therapeutics - Pipeline Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2018â developed by GlobalData has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London,...

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...

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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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