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*********Breaking News********* Genetics Explains Anorexia Nervosa by Dr. Deb Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:52pm Once again technology, medicine and genetic research help to explain psychological and psychiatric disorders. What we can learn from these advances are that psychological disorders are real, often have a medical basis and should not be viewed as a shameful, character flaw in a child, adolescent or adult. A new study from the March 2006 Arch ... Read on »
Cyclist tells of battle to beat bulimia - Scotsman.com News by Laura Patient Expert Posted Thu 03 Jul 2008 12:11pm Another example of how we speak differently about male eating disordersand female eating disorders. With women we often talk about wanting to control something, about horrible life events, pressure from outside. With men the language often is about trying to make weight for a sport or activity: which is more mechanical and more internal. It i ... Read on »
Cyclist tells of battle to beat bulimia - Scotsman.com News by Laura Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:50pm Another example of how we speak differently about male eating disorders and female eating disorders. With women we often talk about wanting to control something, about horrible life events, pressure from outside. With men the language often is about trying to make weight for a sport or activity: which is more mechanical and more inte ... Read on »
Sunday Smorgasbord by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 27 Jun 2010 7:02pm After a two-week hiatus, the Sunday Smorgasbord is back! I hope you enjoy this week's highlights of news, research, and other tasty odds and ends from around the eating disorder world. Will 'Huge' TV show inspire real-life obese teens? (Why not inspire "obese" teens to feel good about themselves and live their lives at any weight instead of ... Read on »
Anorexia isn't an art by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 08 Jan 2011 1:22am I read many news stories about eating disorders every week--most of them are okay.  I don't feel that they've turned the world upside down with great knowledge, but they also aren't heinous. Then there are the heinous stories, about which I need to splutter in verbose dismay because I can't think of anything else to do. Let's start with the ... Read on »
Teenage anorexia admissions on the rise by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 6:11pm Teenage anorexia admissions to hospital are increasing and there are too few services to prevent the problem escalating. Related News:Male anorexia caused by social pressuresA quarter of people... Click on the title to read the post in full Read on »
New Anorexia Research by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 9:36pm Instead of posting the standard news and journal articles, I have a few video clips on the latest research done by Walter Kaye and co. Anorexia and Taste Anorexia and Reward They're a nice, short summary of the latest work being done out there. Read on »
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Anorexia by franklinb Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:11pm Things that may help trigger the disorder ( HealthDay News ) -- Anorexia is an eating disorder in which a person becomes obsessed about gaining weight and severely limits food or starves to feel more in control. Most people with anorexia are female. Related News Diets That Promote Health Keeping Your Brain Fit Good Parent ... Read on »
Anorexia could begin in the womb by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 1:31pm Eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia could begin during development in the womb, according to new research from the UK. Related News:Teenage anorexia admissions on the riseA quarter of... Click on the title to read the post in full Read on »
Binge eating disorder in the news by Disordered Times .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 23 Nov 2008 10:21am Anorexia and bulimia often get the lion’s share of eating disorder attention and resources, but its estimated that the numbers of people with binge eating disorder eclipses both of these conditions.  Binge eating disorder rarely makes the news, it seems, but there’s new articles up over at Eating-Disorder.com on what constitutes BED and on the va ... Read on »