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2013-07-08 12:28:53

RIO RANCHO, N.M., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Courage, faith, hope, honesty ... these are just a few messages of recovery that will be shared during the Overeaters Anonymous (OA) 2013 World Service Organization Convention taking place in Cleveland, OH. From August 29 - September 1, 2013 OA will extend a warm welcome to their local and international members with a Recovery to Rock our World agenda that includes special focus meetings, meditation sessions, virtual meetings...

2013-06-25 23:16:39

Veritas Collaborative celebrates one year of treating adolescent eating disorders in Durham, NC. Durham, NC (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Veritas Collaborative, a specialty behavioral health hospital and center of excellence for the treatment of eating disorders, celebrates its one year anniversary today! Since opening its doors in 2012, Veritas Collaborative has expanded its treatment services to not only include an Adolescent Eating Disorder Treatment Program, but also a University Eating...

2013-06-13 23:02:25

In May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) formally recognized binge-eating as a type of eating disorder Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 After more than a decade of research, binge-eating has become officially recognized as an eating disorder in the US. On May 22, 2013, the American Psychiatric Association published the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), which officially classifies binge eating as a recognized medical disorder....

2013-06-11 23:31:26

The Hungry Heart is bringing its unique form of overeating help to new locations in Southern California. The weight loss counselors and hypnotherapists will help people learn how to stop emotionally overeating in Westwood, Los Angeles, and Mission Valley, San Diego. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Hypnotherapy to lose weight has been proven to be an effective compulsive overeating approach treatment. The Hungry Heart is bringing its unique form of overeating help to new locations in...

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...

2013-05-31 23:03:02

EatingDisorderTherapist.net was just launched with the idea to connect the right therapists to the right patients. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Obesity is becoming more and more normal in the U.S. and other countries, so it should be no surprise that eating disorder therapists are needed more than ever. With that also comes the need for ready and concise information about these therapists, what they offer and do, how they do what they do, and how they want the world to change....

2013-05-21 14:56:28

The increase is due to more cases of eating disorder not otherwise specified rather than rises in either bulimia or anorexia More people are being diagnosed with eating disorders every year and the most common type is not either of the two most well known–bulimia or anorexia–but eating disorders not otherwise specified (eating disorders that don't quite reach the threshold to be defined as anorexia or bulimia), shows a study published online in BMJ Open. Few studies have...

2013-05-03 23:18:09

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a new study that found that deep brain stimulation in mice successfully curbed binge eating behaviors and led to weight loss. This supplements another study currently testing the same therapy in humans. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a new study that found that deep...

2013-04-30 12:27:05

Acclaimed, Expert Health Care for Adolescents and Adults Open House: May 8, 2013, from 3 - 7 pm CHICAGO, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For nearly 10 years, Insight Behavioral Health Centers has helped people struggling with issues such as eating disorders, mood disorders, postpartum depression, anxiety, and more. Insight Behavioral Health Centers (www.insightbhc.com) seasoned clinicians use the most up to date methods to help clients solve their personal and emotional challenges....

Deep Brain Stimulation Curbs Binge Eating 042513
2013-04-25 08:38:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using deep brain stimulation (DBS) in a specific area of the brain appears to reduce caloric intake and lead to weight loss in obese mice prone to binge eating, according to new research published in the Journal of Neuroscience, the official Journal of the Society of Neuroscience. Senior author Tracy L. Bale, an associate professor of neuroscience at the University Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine's Department of...


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Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

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