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2014-06-06 23:02:26

Top Eating Disorder Facts, A Parent’s Alert released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/eating-disorders-facts/. London, UK (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Research indicates that in the US alone, over 30 million adults are suffering or have suffered from an eating disorder. Eating disorders and distorted body images are a lurking danger around each and every teen. NoBullying releases today the guide to top eating disorder facts as a guide for parents. The first step when it comes to...

Men Often Go Undiagnosed, Untreated For Eating Disorders: Study
2014-04-09 11:36:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Discussions about eating disorders and body image usually revolve around women and a new study from the University of Oxford in England has found that young men are not receiving as much attention as they should regarding these issues. Published in the open-access journal BMJ Open, the new study revealed that young men are underdiagnosed and undertreated for eating disorders – regardless of the fact that they only comprised about...

2014-02-19 12:27:02

Winner To Be Revealed at 2014 Symposium PEKIN, Ill., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) announces its five finalists for the 4(th) Annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" Body Image Mannequin Art Competition, sponsored by Veritas Collaborative. Selected from a record 20 submissions from the United States and Canada, the top five finalists will be showcased and the winner revealed at the 28(th) annual iaedp Symposium, February...

2014-01-06 20:20:33

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Binge-eating disorder, designated in 2013 by the American Psychiatric Association as a diagnosis in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-V, is associated with substantial lifelong impairments comparable to those of bulimia nervosa, according to a recent World Health Organization study based on community epidemiological surveys conducted in 12 nations worldwide. (Photo:...

Teen Boys Struggle With Body Image Eating Disorders
2013-11-05 09:05:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month Dr. Theodore E. Weltzin and colleagues presented a paper at the National Eating Disorders Association conference which challenged a long-held belief that only girls were affected by anorexia, bulimia and other dangerous eating disorders. A newly published study further confirms their findings, finding that as many as 17.9 percent of teenage boys are “extremely concerned” about their build and weight. These boys were also...

2013-10-15 13:07:22

Body-size satisfaction associated with effortful process, not passive contentment A new study of women ages 50 and older examines the 12.2 percent who say they are satisfied with their body size to unlock the secrets of body satisfaction. This minority of midlife women who report being satisfied with their body size appears to exert considerable effort to achieve and maintain this satisfaction. In addition, they are not impervious to dissatisfaction with other aspects of their physical...

2013-08-28 23:03:34

New research indicates that teens with anorexia nervosa have bigger brains than teens that do not have the eating disorder. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 New research indicates that teens with anorexia nervosa have bigger brains than teens that do not have the eating disorder. That is according to a study by researchers at the University of Colorado’s School of Medicine that examined a group of adolescents with anorexia nervosa and a group without. They found that girls with...

2013-06-04 10:22:09

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa —disorders characterized by extreme eating behavior and distorted body image — are among the deadliest of psychiatric disorders, with few proven effective treatments. A landmark study, with first author Tyson Oberndorfer, MD, and led by Walter H. Kaye, MD, professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, suggests that the altered function of neural circuitry contributes to restricted eating in anorexia...

2013-05-29 23:29:40

In a recent study, women who spoke lowly of their body weight and body image were less liked by their peers. Prescopodene believes that diet supplements can improve a person´s body image. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 In a report on sciencedaily.com, a research was done that shows that women who engage in the “fat talk,” which includes negative remarks that are made in relation to eating, exercise, or their bodies, aren´t liked as much by their peers as those...


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