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(HealthDay)—When teens start dating, parents' worries grow—and experts say that dating violence should be on their list of concerns.
Pediatrics May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Women who engage in "fat talk"—the self-disparaging remarks girls and women make in relation to eating, exercise or their bodies—are less liked by their peers, a new study from the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Men who experience high levels of sexual harassment are much more likely than women to induce vomiting and take laxatives and diuretics in an attempt to control their weight, according to a surprising finding ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Female rats are much more likely to binge eat than male rats, according to new research that provides some of the strongest evidence yet that biology plays a role in eating disorders.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study published in the August issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows just why it is that people tend to turn to fatty foods in order to boost their emotional state and reduce feelings of sadness. Be it ...
Medical research Jul 27, 2011 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 11 |
Mindfulness exercises that include meditation, stretching, and acceptance of thoughts and emotions might help veterans with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder find relief from their symptoms.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A substantial number of people with eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa have a chronic course. They are severely underweight and have a high likelihood of dying from malnutrition. No treatment has been found that ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Michigan campus survey on attitudes and behaviors around eating found that students diet regularly, dislike their bodies, fear gaining weight and seldom seek help for eating ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Houston has found a new way to influence the vital serotonin signaling system—possibly leading to more ...
Neuroscience Feb 13, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Named in a scientific paper for the first time in 1979, bulimia nervosa has been studied extensively since. But while researchers explore its causes, diagnosis and treatment, the origins of the condition have ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Drexel University have found that a majority of women with bulimia nervosa reach their highest-ever body weight after developing their eating disorder, despite the fact that the development of the illness is ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Taking part in unhealthy eating behaviors may cause women who are concerned about their diet and self-image to experience a worsening of their moods, according to Penn State researchers.
Health Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Current treatments for anorexia and bulimia nervosa, which afflict an estimated 10 to 24 million Americans, are often limited and ineffective. Patients relapse. They become chronically ill. They face a higher risk of dying.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
British women's obsession for thin bodies could potentially be changed if advertising showed more plus size models, suggests a preliminary study published today.
Health Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new report in Biological Psychiatry suggests that deficits in endocannabinoid function may contribute to anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Endocannabinoids are substances made by the brain that affect brain function and ch ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0