Neuroscience

The app teaching anorexics to eat again

Swedish scientists say that eating disorders should be considered just that—eating disorders, rather than mental disorders. The proof, they say, is in the eating.

Overweight & Obesity

Researchers link binge eating and weight-loss challenges

Someone who binge eats consumes an objectively large amount of food while feeling a loss of control over eating. When episodes occur weekly for several months, the action moves into the realm of binge-eating disorder. So ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Signs that someone you know may have an eating disorder

It is estimated that 30 million people may suffer from an eating disorder at some point, and if these estimates are correct then that number is higher than depression. But what are the signs that someone you know may be struggling ...

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