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2014-05-27 23:05:40

TreatmentHelp lists the most common factors that contribute to eating disorders among teens. Delray Beach, FL. (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 TreatmentHelp, drug and behavior disorders rehabilitation website, has named the top 5 factors that contribute to eating disorders in the hopes of helping teens and their parents watch out for signs and symptoms and cope with treatment. Being stuck in transition between childhood and adulthood, adolescents between 13 and 19 are discovering their respective...

2014-04-16 08:29:00

NEW YORK, APRIL 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Cuban, author of the best-selling book "Shattered Image," will be touring Universities and conferences across the U.S. and Canada, sharing his personal experiences, struggles and recovery. Over the last three decades, Cuban has been consumed by body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), as well as substance abuse, bulimia, and anorexia. Currently, Cuban is seven year's into his ongoing recovery and finds great joy in helping other's by sharing his once...

2014-04-01 23:27:34

Paradigm warns teens often struggle during these times with body image issues, substance abuse, and eating disorders. Malibu, California (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Paradigm Malibu plans to offer phone counseling with the help of extra counselors through April and Spring Break sessions. During times such as this, families often struggle with teen eating disorders, teen substance abuse, body image issues, and more, thanks to pool parties and beach trips. "Teens struggle with these issues...

Addicted To Tanning
2014-02-20 09:11:06

Bowling Green State University BOWLING GREEN, O. — They keep tanning, even after turning a deep brown and experiencing some of the negative consequences. Skin cancer is among the most common, preventable types of the disease, yet many continue to tan to excess. Research from Lisham Ashrafioun, a Bowling Green State University Ph.D. student in psychology, and Dr. Erin Bonar, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan Addiction Research Center and a BGSU alumna,...

2013-11-15 23:02:52

Brian Cuban is a successful lawyer, activist and TV host who recently released Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder. (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Brian Cuban, author of the best selling book, Shattered Image, My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder and brother of Dallas Mavericks owner and Shark Tank entrepreneur, Mark Cuban, discusses his twenty-seven year struggle with anorexia and bulimia during a segment of "Katie" on Tuesday, Nov. 19. A nationally...

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Linked To Abnormal Brain Wiring
2013-04-30 11:48:44

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One of the most unusual and little understood psychiatric disorders is a condition known as body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD. Individuals afflicted with this disease believe they are disfigured or extremely unattractive despite appearing normal to other people. Now, researchers at UCLA have shed light on the neurological underpinnings of this bizarre disorder, and they say the condition arises from abnormal wiring across vast...

2013-03-28 13:33:27

Self perceived masculinity is higher in men with muscle dysmorphia, popularly called 'bigorexia', than other gym users, while male patients with anorexia nervosa had elevated association with feminine stereotypes, finds research in Biomed Central's open access journal Journal of Eating Disorders. Research over the last several decades has shown that increasingly men are admitting to being unhappy with their body image. This may show itself in either a desire to lose weight and become...

2012-07-30 23:02:14

Wayne K. Goodman, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, has been chosen to receive the 2012 Outstanding Career Achievement Award from the International OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) Foundation. (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 Wayne K. Goodman, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, has been chosen to receive the 2012 Outstanding Career Achievement Award from the International OCD (Obsessive...

2012-07-13 23:01:54

Bridges to Recovery, a psychiatric residential treatment clinic with three locations in Southern California, now offers psychological testing as part of their ongoing efforts to identify and treat the underlying causes of our patient's anxiety and depression. Pacific Palisades, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Bridges to Recovery, a psychiatric residential treatment clinic with three locations in Southern California, now offers psychological testing as part of their ongoing efforts to identify and...


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