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2011-07-07 06:52:16

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Individuals who have eating disorders have an elevated mortality rate, especially those with anorexia nervosa (AN), according to this meta-analysis of previous studies. According to background information in the article, the majority of studies of eating disorder"“related death rates focus on AN. Some research of bulimia nervosa (BN) implies that death rates are low for this condition. Moreover, there is limited information about the likelihood of death with eating...

2011-07-05 13:04:02

Individuals who have eating disorders have an elevated mortality rate, especially those with anorexia nervosa (AN), according to a meta-analysis of previous studies, reported in the July issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. According to background information in the article, the majority of studies of eating disorder"“related death rates focus on AN. Some research of bulimia nervosa (BN) implies that death rates are low for this condition....

2011-05-20 13:13:58

New study reveals biological reasons for feelings of anxiety instead of reward in patients with anorexia Perhaps the most puzzling symptom of anorexia nervosa "“ a disorder that tends to occur in young women "“ is the refusal to eat, resulting in extreme weight loss. While most people have a great deal of difficulty in dieting and losing weight, particularly if a diet extends over many months or years, individuals with anorexia nervosa can literally diet themselves to death. In...

2010-04-12 07:37:35

Diagnostic cutoffs for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa may be too strict, a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital has found. Many patients who do not meet full criteria for these diseases are nevertheless quite ill, and the diagnosis they now receive, "Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified," may delay their ability to get treatment. "There's mounting evidence that we should reconsider the EDNOS categorization for young people,"...

2005-12-02 14:00:00

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Purging disorder appears to be a disorder that is separate from bulimia nervosa, Iowa researchers report in the International Journal of Eating Disorders. Patients with purging disorder purge frequently, but do not binge eat, Dr. Pamela K. Keel of the University of Iowa noted in an interview with Reuters Health. Standard question series designed to screen for anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa may miss these patients, she adds, because they are of...


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