Psychology & Psychiatry

Body dissatisfaction in youth not tied to socioeconomic status

(HealthDay)—High body dissatisfaction and disordered eating are prevalent in teens and young adults regardless of socioeconomic status (SES), according to a study published in the August issue of Eating Behaviors.

Overweight & Obesity

Odds for an eating disorder may vary by income

(HealthDay)—Young Americans from low-income homes are more likely than those whose families are better off to be unhappy with the way they look and to have an eating disorder, a new study finds.

Health

A more effective at-home treatment for IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects up to 10% of the U.S. population and costs upwards of $1 billion a year in medical bills and lost productivity, according to Penn clinical psychologist Melissa Hunt, who has spent 15 ...

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