Psychology & Psychiatry

Eating disorders during COVID-19

Eating disorders are among the deadliest mental health conditions, claiming 10,200 lives each year, which is one death every 52 minutes.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The social support for mothers of patients with eating disorders

Although caregivers of patients with eating disorders usually experience a heavy caregiving burden, the effects of social support on caregivers of patients with eating disorders are unknown. This study aimed to investigate ...

Genetics

Deciphering the genetics behind eating disorders

Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder are the three main eating disorders that 4 out of 10 individuals living in Western Europe will experience at some point in their lives. In recent years, studies ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Spotting an eating disorder in your college-age child

(HealthDay)—When your child enters college, the last thing you may be worried about is an eating disorder, but one expert says there are warning signs that parents shouldn't miss.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Eating disorders result in significant financial impact on carers

Anorexia Nervosa has not only a detrimental impact on the people who suffer from the eating disorder, but often a significant financial impact on their carers, new research from the University of Otago, Christchurch, reveals.

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