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Study Finds Frequent Facebook Use Linked To Eating Disorder Risk
2014-03-06 13:17:03

Jill Elish, Florida State University Frequent Facebook users might be sharing more than party pictures, vacation videos and shameless selfies — they also share a greater risk of eating disorders, according to a new study led by Florida State University researchers. Psychology Professor Pamela K. Keel studied 960 college women and found that more time on Facebook was associated with higher levels of disordered eating. Women who placed greater importance on receiving comments and...

2014-02-26 16:27:50

ST. PETE, Fla., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, provider of educational programs and training standards for eating disorder specialists and other medical professionals caring for those suffering from the full spectrum of disordered eating, is proud to announce the opening of its 28(th) annual iaedp Symposium at the Trade Winds Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida, February 26-March 2. The 2014 Symposium kicks off with the...

2013-10-31 23:25:01

Recognizing the need to address self-esteem and body image issues in female adolescents, Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) has created a new psycho-educational group called Food, Feelings, and Body Image held weekly at their Fair Lawn center. The new group is an addition to their group offerings for youth and adolescents. Paramus, NJ (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Recognizing the need to address self-esteem and body image issues in female adolescents, Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) has created a new...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.