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2013-10-08 11:28:19

According to a Finnish study, women with eating disorders are less likely to have children than others in their age group. The discrepancy is the most apparent in anorexia sufferers. In this group, the number of pregnancies was less than half of that of the control group. The likelihood of abortion was more than double for bulimics than for others in the same age group. Meanwhile, the likelihood for miscarriage was more than triple for binge-eating disorder (BED) sufferers. For women who...

2013-10-07 13:31:46

This press release is in support of a presentation by Professor Suzanne Dickson on Monday Oct. 7 at the 26th ECNP Congress in Barcelona, Spain Food addiction is not yet recognized as a mental disorder but certain obese individuals clearly display addictive-like behavior towards food. To achieve a formal diagnostic status, 'food addiction' requires a stronger evidence base to support the claim that certain ingredients have addictive properties identical to addictive drugs of abuse. This...

Brain Circuitry Binge Eating
2013-09-27 08:27:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at University of North Carolina have identified a part of the brain that may play a critical role in eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia. The scientists were able to pinpoint the precise cellular connections responsible for triggering this behavior, something that could give insight into a potential cause of obesity and perhaps lead to better treatments for anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder – the...

2013-09-24 23:30:15

Palm Beach event to discuss co-occurring psychiatric and eating disorders. Umatilla, Fla. (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The Recovery Village is pleased to announce its upcoming presentation on eating disorders. The event will be held in connection with the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness (The Alliance), and will be held Friday, September 27, 2013, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The Recovery Village invites all psychologists, counselors, doctors, nurses, and others in the treatment...

2013-09-23 11:27:43

Binge-eating disorder linked to lifelong impairments in 12-country study Binge-eating disorder, designated only months ago by the American Psychiatric Association as a diagnosis in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, is associated with substantial lifelong impairments comparable to those of bulimia nervosa, according to a World Health Organization study based on community epidemiological surveys conducted in 12 nations worldwide. The publication of the results...

2013-09-11 23:24:41

Binge Eating Disorder (BED), which affects 3% of the general population and up to 40% of those seeking weight loss, can be treated successfully with an intensive program using mindfulness-based strategies. In a recent study, participants in The Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating for Binge Eating program went from severe binge eating to a non-bingeing level in just ten weeks. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Polishing off an entire bag of potato chips from time to time is not uncommon...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'