Latest Purging disorder Stories

2011-07-07 06:52:16

Individuals who have eating disorders have an elevated mortality rate, especially those with anorexia nervosa (AN), according to this meta-analysis of previous studies.

2006-08-28 13:04:32

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young women with bulimia may find their symptoms diminish after they get married or move in with a partner, but that doesn't mean the eating disorder is cured, new research suggests.

2005-12-02 14:00:00

Purging disorder appears to be a disorder that is separate from bulimia nervosa, Iowa researchers report in the International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.