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2014-12-04 23:03:13

A recent Wall Street Journal article on “orthorexia” by Sumathi Reddy published on November 10, 2014 (

2014-12-02 23:07:23

In a continuing effort to affect change in the awareness and treatment

2014-11-18 08:27:03

TweetChat designed to help those struggling with eating disorders and body image concerns cope with the upcoming Holiday season REDMOND, Ore., Nov.

2014-11-16 23:00:04

Encouragement, hope abound in ‘Mary Lives - A story of Anorexia Nervosa & Bipolar Disorder’ LANDSDALE, Australia (PRWEB) November 17, 2014 The

2014-11-14 12:25:59

As Bad Weather Buries the Country, Plan for Professional Growth in Phoenix PEKIN, Ill., Nov.

2014-11-10 23:07:32

Eating Disorder Treatment Center’s Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament Funds Treatment Scholarships St.

2014-10-30 23:11:46

Founder of New Lifestyle Diet loses 100 pounds and helps thousands of people to not only lose weight, but learn to manage their emotional overeating.

2014-10-28 23:09:36

Food focused holidays are a struggle for those who suffer symptoms of an eating disorder, Castlewood offers this holiday intensive program as a solution for making it through the holidays without

2014-10-28 23:04:37

Remuda Ranch at The Meadows, a comprehensive treatment center specializing in eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls, is pleased to announce Jessica Setnick, MS, RD, CEDRD has joined


Latest Eating disorders Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.