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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
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
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.
Anorexia nervosa is a psychiatric disorder characterized by abnormal eating behavior, severe self-induced weight loss, and psychiatric comorbidities.
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.
"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."
Facing holidays with an eating disorder? Psychologist Dr.
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...
- An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.