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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...

2013-12-30 23:24:28

Program Yourself Thin designed by Jim Katsoulis is the latest program that teaches people how to speed up their metabolism and lose weight rapidly. Is Program Yourself Thin review trustworthy? Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 Program Yourself Thin is the latest program that teaches people how to eliminate their food cravings naturally without using any medication. The program also helps people take control of their emotions, lose weight, and get the body of their dreams quickly. In...

2013-12-26 23:03:16

New program guidelines give parents and caregivers a road map to identifying signs and symptoms of teen eating disorders, and a proven set of treatment modalities that work. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Eight million Americans, according to Statistic Brain, suffer from an eating disorder, with 95 percent of those affected falling between the ages of 12 and 25. Fifty percent of girls between the ages of 11 and 13 believe they are overweight and 42 percent of girls in first through...

2013-12-23 23:01:27

Dr. Nicole Siegfried discussed treatment center's flexible scheduling program. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The Highlands' clinical director was recently featured in an article in Addiction Professional magazine, published on December 16. Dr. Siegfried was interviewed by the magazine to discuss The Highlands' new flexible scheduling program. The Highlands, which treats individuals with eating disorders and other related conditions, has begun offering more flexible...

2013-12-18 23:02:32

5 Research-Based Tips for Avoiding Holiday Party Emotional Eating by Dr. Susan Albers, Psychologist and Author of EatQ. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Keep your belly happy this holiday. You can eat festive foods without overdoing it using these five research-based strategies by Dr. Susan Albers, psychologist and author of the new book, EatQ: Unlock the Weight Loss Power of Emotional Intelligence. For many people, social eating is often a slippery slope into mindless...


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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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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'