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Men Often Go Undiagnosed Untreated For Eating Disorders

Men Often Go Undiagnosed, Untreated For Eating Disorders: Study

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...

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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...

2013-02-21 16:29:14

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Renfrew Center Foundation, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to advancing the education, prevention, research, advocacy and treatment of eating disorders, today announced survey results, which revealed at least one in five young girls between the ages of 8 and 18 who have ever worn makeup have negative feelings about their image when not wearing makeup, associating a "bare face" with feeling insecure and unattractive. Additionally,...

2013-02-17 23:00:50

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new medical study that shows how body image influences psychosocial activities and quality of life. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 17, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new medical study that shows how body image influences psychosocial activities and quality of life. As Bel Marra...

2013-02-07 10:01:41

Better awareness of internal bodily signals like heartbeat linked to lower levels of self-objectification in survey Women who are more aware of their bodies from within are less likely to think of their bodies principally as objects, according to research published February 6 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Vivien Ainley and Manos Tsakiris from the Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London. The authors asked healthy female student volunteers aged between 19...