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The science of eating disorders

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, when a spotlight is placed on the many forms eating disorders can take and the people they harm. It is important to look at how these disorders are caused, dangers associated ...

Feb 26, 2016
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Can virtual reality help fight obesity?

Virtual reality offers promising new approaches to assessing and treating people with weight-related disorders, and early applications are revealing valuable information about body image. The advantages of virtual reality ...

Feb 23, 2016
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Body image

Body image is a term which may refer to a person's perception of their own physical appearance, or the internal sense of having a body which is interpreted by the brain. Essentially a person's body image is how they perceive their appearance to be to others, which in many cases may be dramatically different from their objective physical condition or how they are actually perceived by others.

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