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Latest Binge eating disorder Stories

2012-04-24 22:42:56

A history of binge eating -- consuming large amounts of food in a short period of time -- may make an individual more likely to show other addiction-like behaviors, including substance abuse, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. In the short term, this finding may shed light on the factors that promote substance abuse, addiction, and relapse. In the long term, may help clinicians treat individuals suffering from this devastating disease. "Drug addiction persists as a...

2012-04-24 22:31:49

Participants were aged from 17 to 64 and had suffered from eating disorders for an average of 20 years Eating disorders can be triggered by lack of support following traumatic events such as bereavement, relationship problems, abuse and sexual assault, according to research published in the May issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing. Even changing school or moving home can prove too much for some young people and lead to conditions such as anorexia or bulimia. Researchers from the...

2012-04-21 23:00:14

Proposals will be considered for treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and body image issues. Special consideration will be given to workshops that are more interactive, or instructive rather than those offering research or historical information. Breakouts will be 60 or 90 minutes. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 “Working Together across the Full Spectrum of Eating Disorders” October 26, 2012 is designed for healthcare providers or people affected by eating...

2012-03-28 02:25:11

BALTIMORE, Md., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "l look so fat in that photo - untag me," "You look so skinny, I could never wear those jeans!" "Did you see how much weight Greg gained?" "Totally pigged out today - gotta start that diet," "Just ran 10 miles," "I need to hit the gym," "You don't even look like you had a baby!" - Body and weight obsession seem to be reaching new heights in our society, and it looks like Facebook may be fueling the fire. The Center for Eating Disorders at...

2012-03-19 14:20:44

LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Along with countless professionals and families dealing with the physical, emotional and financial consequences of eating disorders, I am deeply disturbed by the way your recent program, "Dying to Be Thin: Meet the Skinniest Women in America," had the unintended effect of glamorizing the deadliest of all mental illnesses. Rather than documenting the tragedy associated with eating disorders and providing encouragement to sufferers to seek help, you...

Parents Of Obese Children Encouraged To Begin With Their Own Weight Loss Journey
2012-03-15 12:15:50

A study published in the journal Obesity reveals that parents of obese children can lead by example in regards to a child´s weight loss. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the University of Minnesota conducted the research and found that when parent´s lost weight, their children were more likely to follow suit. “We looked at things such as parenting skills and styles, or changing the home food environment, and how they impacted a...

2012-02-22 11:29:00

PEKIN, Ill., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals Foundation (iaedp) is proud to present its Second Annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" Body Image Mannequin Art Competition created in 2010 to promote healthy awareness and acceptance of body images. The competition incorporates mannequins to help create a unique and realistic palette for artistic expression. Entries are accepted from October 1, 2011, through January 15, 2012, and...

2012-02-19 08:00:00

In his newest blog post Kinesiologist/Fitness Trainer Alex Allan explains that without understanding the unique brain chemistry and tendencies of what he defines as the "HSR" dieter, sustained weight loss will be nothing but a pipe dream for millions of North Americans. In his unique analysis of this issue, Allan shifts the focus onto a crucial factor for weight loss that is largely ignored by diet gurus and supplement companies, but is likely the main reason why millions of overweight North...

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...

2012-02-16 12:58:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Lindner Center of HOPE, and Cincinnati Psychotherapy Institute hosted the Evening with an Eating Disorders Expert Panel in honor of Eating Disorders Awareness Month. The purpose of the panel was for eating disorders experts to provide answers for family, friends, coaches, and other care givers about the mental and physical health struggles involved with eating disorders. (Logo:...