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2014-01-27 23:23:22

Treatment Center to Take Part in Walk for Eating Disorders Awareness Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Castlewood Treatment Center is proud to announce its participation in the upcoming Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness walk. The event will be held February 1, 2014, at Pond Apple Pavilion at South County Regional Park, Boca Raton, FL. This year marks the third annual walk, which brings together individuals, businesses, and non-profits to create awareness for eating disorders....

Addiction To Food Linked To Impulsivity
2014-01-25 06:05:06

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from the University of Georgia (UGA), published in the journal Appetite, reveals that the same kinds of impulsive behavior that leads some individuals to abuse alcohol and drugs may also contribute to an unhealthy relationship with food. The research team found that people with impulsive personalities were more likely to report higher levels of food addiction, which can lead to obesity. Food addiction is a compulsive...

2014-01-16 23:28:18

Bulimia Help Method designed by Richard Kerr and Ali Kerr is the latest program that covers detailed plans to stop binge eating and purging and overcome bulimia for life. A full review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if Bulimia Help Method is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Bulimia nervosa or bulimia is an eating disorder that is characterized by binge eating and purging, or consuming a large amount of food in a short amount of time. Bulimia Help Method created by...

2014-01-14 16:25:03

New Workshop at 2014 iaedp Symposium Addresses Psychopharmacologic Interventions for Eating Disorders PEKIN, Ill., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Currently, psychopharmacologic treatments for eating disorders require as much art as science. In a new groundbreaking workshop at the 2014 iaedp Symposium in St. Petersburg, Florida, February 26-March 2, the science and art of managing medication use in patients with eating disorders will be presented, including review of the evidence base...

2014-01-13 12:24:50

Timberline Knolls, the nation's leading residential treatment center for women and adolescent girls struggling with eating disorders, addiction and trauma, is featured on the Dr. Phil Show on January 14, 2014 CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, the nation's leading treatment center for women and adolescent girls struggling with eating disorders, addiction, trauma, mood and co-occurring disorders, will be featured on the Dr. Phil show...

2014-01-09 12:27:52

PEKIN, Ill., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novel treatments and educational formats for families have produced some of the most interesting advances over the last decade in the field of eating disorders. A new workshop featured at the 2014 iaedp Symposium in St. Petersburg, Florida (February 26-March 2), will highlight and expand on these treatments in order to gain a better understanding of the relationship between family therapy and eating disorders. The workshop, entitled "The...

2014-01-07 16:25:04

PEKIN, Ill., Jan, 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty years of clinical studies report that the majority of dieters are unable to maintain weight loss and health benefits over time. This has produced an enormous amount of confusion as to how to understand the scope and magnitude of weight problems and how to develop effective ways to deal with it. A new presentation at the 2014 iaedp Symposium in St. Petersburg, Florida (February 26-March 2), will open up a whole new vision of what causes...

2014-01-06 23:04:52

As the bitterly cold weather approaches, people are likely to feel hungrier according to psychologist and comfort food expert, Dr. Susan Albers. Here are 7 ways to manage your appetite when it is really cold outside. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 As the temperature drops, don’t be surprised if you notice changes in your appetite. Cold weather tends to make people feel hungrier according to psychologist and comfort food expert, Dr. Susan Albers. The body processes food...

2014-01-06 20:20:33

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Binge-eating disorder, designated in 2013 by the American Psychiatric Association as a diagnosis in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-V, is associated with substantial lifelong impairments comparable to those of bulimia nervosa, according to a recent World Health Organization study based on community epidemiological surveys conducted in 12 nations worldwide. (Photo:...

2014-01-01 23:02:27

Pro Thinspiration designed by Charlotte Thomson is the latest program that helps people determine exactly how many calories they personally burn each day. A detailed Pro Thinspiration review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Pro Thinspiration is the latest program that teaches people how to lose weight and get a slim, well-toned and attractive body within a few weeks. The program also helps people get rid of their...


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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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