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Anorexia in adults: psychodynamic therapy most successful by WeAreTheRealDeal Posted Mon 21 Oct 2013 2:45pm Adults suffering from anorexia find recovery through psychodynamic based psychotherapy. What a joy to see this fact coming into scientific and public awareness. pix* Largest therapy trial worldwide: Psychotherapy treats anorexia effectively  ”At the end of our study, focal psychodynamic therapy proved to be the most successful method, while the s ... Read on »
Beating Ana: The Long-Awaited Review by Melissa H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 05 Apr 2009 11:18pm A while ago, I was asked to review the new book, Beating Ana, by Shannon Cutts. This weekend, I finally had a chance to read her work. Though I personally have never experienced anorexia or bulimia — both of which she successfully recovered from — I really liked the easy flow of her writing, and the positive tone she carries throughout th ... Read on »
Bulimia as Food Addiction by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 3:22am Serotonin-mediated brain activity drives the binge-and-purge cycle Bulimia, the binge-and-purge disorder that tends to afflict young women, seems especially linked to serotonin abnormalities. Bulimics gorge themselves and then induce vomiting--a debilitating cycle that often leads to severe health consequences. Richard and Judith ... Read on »
What Causes Bulimia Nervosa? by castlewoodtc Posted Wed 01 Sep 2010 12:10am Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that is becoming quite common, especially among young adults. The affected person has episodes of binge eating followed by purging through vomiting, laxative use or exercise. The vicious cycle of binging and purging becomes a way of life, leads to severe health problems and can be life threatening unless ... Read on »
Death Threats by Dr. Rob Dobrenski Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 11:55am As part of my private practice, I will often perform psychological evaluations on patients who are interested in weight loss surgery (WLS). This is not to be confused with liposuction, a cosmetic procedure generally done for appearance purposes. WLS is a medical treatment for obese people who often have serious health concerns such as Diabetes an ... Read on »
Author seeks Family-based Maudsley success stories by Laura Patient Expert Posted Thu 20 May 2010 8:36am Becky Henry, of Hope Network , is working on a book about recovery and she's looking for some Family-Based success stories to include along with other narratives she has collected of caregivers and patients. She is using pseudonyms, so your privacy will be protected. If any of the following apply, please contact Becky - she is a lovely la ... Read on »
Eating disorders (Anorexia Nervosa) by Noman Khan Posted Sun 18 Oct 2009 10:04pm Eating disorders are a broad group of serious conditions in which you're so preoccupied with food and weight that you can often focus on little else. The main types of eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder, and there are also many subtypes. Most people with eating disorders are females, but ... Read on »
ANOREXIA NERVOSA – A SOMBER EATING DISORDER by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Sun 07 Mar 2010 12:00am Mar 07           Anorexia is a general loss of appetite or no interest in food.  Many times Anorexia Nervosa is simply referred to as anorexia, but Anorexia Nervosa is defined as a psychological disorder.  The patient has a distorted body image and an irrational fear of becoming ... Read on »
My thoughts today on how to recover from bulimia by Michelle H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:38pm Wow, I don’t know where all this came from. For some reason unknown to me, I answered an email today in FULL detail! I haven’t gone off like this for quite some time. I would like to share it with all of you. She asked: “I hope you don't mind but I've got some questions. I should probably start with my story. Over the last 3 years I've had r ... Read on »
Raising awareness of Lyme disease by Geoff Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Sep 2008 11:24am 3 Comments Today's featured contributor is Dr. Virginia Sherr, who maintains the site The Human Side of Lyme. Dr. Sherr is a psychiatrist who has experienced Lyme disease first hand over many years, and shares valuable information and resources to get the word out about this ongoing problem. She is particularly concerned about the incidence of undiagno ... Read on »