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2013-09-02 23:03:34

Although the recession caused more people with eating disorders to avoid spending money on treatment, industry revenue still grew slightly during the five years to 2013, partially due to increasing understanding and awareness of the prevalence of eating disorders. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Eating Disorder Clinics industry to its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 Today, more than 11 million...

2013-08-31 23:01:55

Eating disorders treatment may be more effective when the goals look beyond weight. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 An eating disorder study conducted at the University of Sydney, University of London and University of Chicago suggests that a shift in traditional methods of treatment for eating disorders can have a major impact on recovery. The first study to look at evidence based treatment for anorexia nervosa, the study concluded that a shift from weight management to...

2013-08-28 23:03:34

New research indicates that teens with anorexia nervosa have bigger brains than teens that do not have the eating disorder. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 New research indicates that teens with anorexia nervosa have bigger brains than teens that do not have the eating disorder. That is according to a study by researchers at the University of Colorado’s School of Medicine that examined a group of adolescents with anorexia nervosa and a group without. They found that girls with...

Genetic Link Alcoholism Eating Disorders
2013-08-21 12:31:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Alcoholics and gluttons may have more in common than you might think, according to a new study in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers studied nearly 6,000 adult twins and found that people with alcohol dependency may be more genetically susceptible to certain types of eating disorders, such as binge eating or purging. "This supports the idea that there are common genetic factors contributing to alcohol...

2013-08-05 08:26:31

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightlake Therapeutics Inc., ("Lightlake" or the "Company") (OTC BB: LLTP), a biopharmaceutical company developing addiction treatments based on its expertise in opioid antagonists, announced today that it has retained KCSA Strategic Communications ("KCSA"), a leading New York-based communications firm, to direct the Company's investor and public relations programs. KCSA will deploy an integrated investor and public relations campaign to...

2013-07-30 23:32:34

Bulimia Help Method created by Richard Kerr and Ali Kerr is a new bulimia treatment program that helps people resolve the core problem of food restriction. A full Bulimia Help Method overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Bulimia Help Method created by Richard Kerr and Ali Kerr is a new bulimia treatment program that helps people resolve the core problem of food restriction. In addition, when ordering this program, people...

2013-07-24 23:17:09

Treatment program offers complete care for individuals with eating disorders. Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The Recovery Village announces the launch of their Eating Disorder Program, a treatment program designed to guide individuals through the entire journey of recovering from an eating disorder. Beginning with a medical stabilization process, licensed staff members at the Recovery Village provide clients with an individualized recovery plan that takes them from their initial...

2013-07-18 16:25:42

RIO RANCHO, N.M., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer travel plans often take us away from a regular daily routine. Many health experts say this is beneficial to our mental wellness because it allows us time to relax and rejuvenate. However, for many people that deal with the disease of compulsive eating, summer travel also provides opportunities to discard the healthy eating habits they've worked so hard to achieve. Overeaters Anonymous (OA) wants to remind everyone that...

2013-07-10 19:36:06

A study with 191 patients reveal that symptoms of hyperactivity due to the deficit of attention and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are associated with more impulsivity and more severity, and probably a worse prognosis in patients with eating disorders. ADHD in adults is poorly investigated and, although several studies have reported associations between this disorder and abnormal eating behaviour, so far it had not been described associations between ADHD and eating disorders in adults....

2013-07-10 16:26:05

Sites discussing the Pro Ana and thinspo lifestyle find them self under attack by bloggers and social media. LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over the past several weeks and months there has been an intense effort to block or ban all sites that discuss Pro Ana in any form or that provide Thinspiration pictures or stories. The claim is that sites like that promote dangerous conditions such as anorexia and bulimia, otherwise known as Pro Mia. (Photo:...


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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