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anorexia
2014-08-06 07:34:20

Positive emotions – even those viewed through a distorted lens – may play an exacerbating role in fueling eating disorders like anorexia nervosa, which has a death rate 12 times higher for females between the ages of 15 and 24 than all other causes of death combined.

2014-08-04 23:06:00

Compassionate environment of hope essential for eating disorder recovery. St.

2014-07-18 12:24:34

BOSTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A brief screening survey to identify teens at risk for an eating disorder could lead to earlier diagnosis and help find hard-to-detect cases,

2014-07-10 23:00:47

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, has launched a new

2014-07-09 16:28:40

The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles set to open fall 2014 PHILADELPHIA, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Renfrew

2014-07-01 12:28:55

Internationally recognized eating disorder treatment center increases access to care for patients DENVER, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating Recovery Center, an international center

2014-06-25 08:32:51

New name, expanded programming: The Moore Center is now Eating Recovery Center of Washington BELLEVUE, Wash., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Moore Center, Washington's longest-established

2014-06-20 23:01:21

Binge Eating, An Eye Opening Article released by NoBullying Today http://nobullying.com/binge-eating/ London,

2014-06-17 23:02:21

Eating Disorder Treatment Center Announces Its First Ever Golf Event to Raise Funds for Treatment Scholarships St.


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
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.