International Journal of Eating Disorders

The Journal publishes basic research, clinical, and theoretical articles of scholarly substance on a variety of aspects of anorexia nervosa, bulimia, obesity and other atypical patterns of eating behavior and body weight regulation in clinical and normal populations. Full-length articles, reviews, brief reports, case reports, research and clinical forums addressing psychological, biological, psychodynamic, socio-cultural, epidemiological, or therapeutic correlates of these clinical phenomena are welcome. Manuscripts submitted should represent a significant addition to our knowledge, or a significant review and synthesis of existing literature. The International Journal of Eating Disorders is the official publication of the Academy for Eating Disorders.

Publisher
Wiley

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Teens must 'get smart' about social media

New research indicates that social media is leading young adolescent girls and boys down a worrying path towards developing body image issues and eating disorder behaviours—even though they are smartphone savvy.

Diabetes

Bulimia nervosa tied to increased risk of type 2 diabetes

(HealthDay)—Binge eating disorder (BED) and bulimia nervosa (BN) are associated with increased incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a study published in the September issue of the International ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Elevated liver enzymes common in severe anorexia nervosa

(HealthDay)—For adults with severe anorexia nervosa (AN), elevated liver enzymes are relatively common and are associated with lower body mass index (BMI) and hypoglycemia, according to research published online Sept. 8 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Faster weight gain can be safe for hospitalized anorexia patients

A new study led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers of patients hospitalized with anorexia nervosa shows that a faster weight gain during inpatient treatment—well beyond what national standards recommend—is safe and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness shows promise in eating disorder prevention

(HealthDay)—Mindfulness may be a promising approach for prevention of eating disorders among adolescent girls, according to a study published online June 6 in the International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Health

Anorexia resurgence can occur after smoking cessation

(HealthDay)—Smoking cessation may be associated with resurgence of anorexic symptoms in patients with a history of anorexia nervosa, according to a clinical case report published in the September issue of the International ...

Attention deficit disorders

Children with ADHD at risk for binge eating, study shows

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, are significantly more likely to have an eating disorder—a loss of control eating syndrome (LOC-ES)—akin to binge eating, a condition more generally diagnosed ...

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