Latest eating disorder Stories

2013-08-28 23:30:43

Whether it’s a parent or a bureaucrat, ‘food police’ can produce a ‘fatlash’ says author, Karen Kataline. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Whether it’s a parent or a bureaucrat, ‘food police’ can produce a ‘fatlash’ says Karen Kataline, a professional social worker and former Little Miss Denver County. Before Karen Kataline knew what a calorie was, she was restricted to 500 of them a day. At dinner, she was not served the same foods as her parents and brother....

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...

Genetic Link Alcoholism Eating Disorders
2013-08-21 12:31:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Alcoholics and gluttons may have more in common than you might think, according to a new study in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers studied nearly 6,000 adult twins and found that people with alcohol dependency may be more genetically susceptible to certain types of eating disorders, such as binge eating or purging. "This supports the idea that there are common genetic factors contributing to alcohol...

binge eating and bipolar disorder
2013-07-26 09:04:43

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a new study, researchers found bipolar disorder develops differently for people who binge eat. Often, binge eating and obesity accompany bipolar disorder, but researchers have now found the mood disorder functions differently in obese patients who binge eat compared to those who do not. Up to four percent of Americans are estimated to have either bipolar disorder type I or type II, though many go undiagnosed. Slightly fewer than...

2013-07-24 23:17:09

Treatment program offers complete care for individuals with eating disorders. Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The Recovery Village announces the launch of their Eating Disorder Program, a treatment program designed to guide individuals through the entire journey of recovering from an eating disorder. Beginning with a medical stabilization process, licensed staff members at the Recovery Village provide clients with an individualized recovery plan that takes them from their initial...

2013-07-15 23:17:01

Dr. Kevin Wandler to speak at NSU open house. (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce Dr. Kevin Wandler of the Recovery Village as keynote speaker at its upcoming open house. The topic of Dr. Wandler's talk will be stress management. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, July 16, at 6:00 p.m., and will take place at NSU's Orlando Student Educational Center. The Orlando Student Educational Center of NSU has served as a convenient venue for...

2013-07-10 19:36:06

A study with 191 patients reveal that symptoms of hyperactivity due to the deficit of attention and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are associated with more impulsivity and more severity, and probably a worse prognosis in patients with eating disorders. ADHD in adults is poorly investigated and, although several studies have reported associations between this disorder and abnormal eating behaviour, so far it had not been described associations between ADHD and eating disorders in adults....

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.