Psychology & Psychiatry

Anorexia nervosa patients prefer underweight bodies

An interdisciplinary team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, the University of Tübingen and the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems placed test persons in front of their virtual ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Family-based therapies can treat anorexia in teens, study finds

Two different family-based therapies are both effective at combating anorexia nervosa in teenagers, according to the largest study ever to compare two such treatments for the life-threatening eating disorder.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Eating disorder cutoffs miss some of sickest patients, study finds

Diagnostic cutoffs for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa may be too strict, a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital has found. Many patients who do not meet full criteria ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Socialising difficulty in anorexia to guide treatment

In their investigation of eating disorders and interpersonal problems, researchers have found anorexia nervosa patients have significantly greater difficulties with socialising and assertiveness than those with bulimia nervosa, ...

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