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2013-11-15 23:02:52

Brian Cuban is a successful lawyer, activist and TV host who recently released Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder. (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Brian Cuban, author of the best selling book, Shattered Image, My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder and brother of Dallas Mavericks owner and Shark Tank entrepreneur, Mark Cuban, discusses his twenty-seven year struggle with anorexia and bulimia during a segment of "Katie" on Tuesday, Nov. 19. A nationally...

2013-11-13 10:31:55

New treatments for binge eating, how our diet impacts brain function, and the connection between marijuana and obesity A growing body of evidence shows the impact of diet on brain function, and identifies patterns of brain activity associated with eating disorders such as binge eating and purging. The findings were presented at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science and health. Millions of...

Teen Boys Struggle With Body Image Eating Disorders
2013-11-05 09:05:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month Dr. Theodore E. Weltzin and colleagues presented a paper at the National Eating Disorders Association conference which challenged a long-held belief that only girls were affected by anorexia, bulimia and other dangerous eating disorders. A newly published study further confirms their findings, finding that as many as 17.9 percent of teenage boys are “extremely concerned” about their build and weight. These boys were also...

2013-10-31 23:25:01

Recognizing the need to address self-esteem and body image issues in female adolescents, Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) has created a new psycho-educational group called Food, Feelings, and Body Image held weekly at their Fair Lawn center. The new group is an addition to their group offerings for youth and adolescents. Paramus, NJ (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Recognizing the need to address self-esteem and body image issues in female adolescents, Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) has created a new...

2013-10-23 23:28:59

A new product called Emotional Weight Eliminator was produced to address one of Americas biggest concerns, obesity. A new study shows that emotional eating is the biggest reason for weight gain. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Eating to feed into emotional problems is a huge concern which many people may not be aware of. It is important to understand what can trigger emotional hunger and what can be done to eliminate emotional eating and weight loss. There is a new highly effective and safe...


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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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