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Food addiction - a condition with clinical symptoms


July 12th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 12 (IANS) A new study has found that food addiction is an identifiable condition with clinical symptoms, characterised by a psycho-behavioural profile as in conventional drug-abuse disorders.The study ... Read more...

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Study says that teens having eating disorders are prone to suicide


March 15th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has found that teenagers suffering from eating disorders are more likely to have suicidal thoughts.According to the study, the main eating disorders that ... Read more...

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Eating disorders prevalent among adolescents: US study


March 8th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new US study has found that eating disorders are prevalent in the adolescent population and are associated with other psychiatric disorders, role impairment, and suicidality.Sonja A. Swanson, ... Read more...

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The mere sight, smell of food hikes dopamine levels in binge eaters


March 1st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): A new brain imaging study has revealed that just the mere sight or smell of food elevates dopamine - a brain chemical linked to reward and motivation - ... Read more...

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Binge eating linked to childhood abuse


May 13th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 13 (IANS) Childhood sexual or emotional abuse, which leads to self-criticism, may be one of the reasons behind binge eating, research says. Binge eaters stuff themselves with a day's worth of ... Read more...

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Binge eating disorder severity tied to childhood sexual or emotional abuse


May 13th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Severity of binge eating disorder (BED), a psychiatric condition similar to other eating disorders like bulimia, minus the countervailing purging behaviour, and compulsive overeating, but without the constant ... Read more...

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Parkinson’s disease therapy linked to compulsive behaviours


May 11th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): People who take dopamine agonist medications for Parkinson's disease tend to display traits of compulsive behaviour- like pathological gambling, compulsive shopping, binge eating and other impulse control disorders.These ... Read more...

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Psychotherapy offers way out of obesity for girls


December 17th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Girls who took part in interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), may be better able to prevent obesity over the years, compared to girls who took traditional health education classes, says ... Read more...

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Psychotherapy could prevent obesity in ‘at risk’ teenage girls


December 16th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Using psychotherapy treatment, researchers have successfully prevented excessive weight gain in teenager girls deemed 'at risk' for obesity.The study, conducted by scientists at the Uniformed Services University ... Read more...

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Kara DioGuardi’s sleep eating disorder made her raid Paula Abdul’s fridge!


October 15th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Former 'American Idol' judge Paula Abdul has revealed that Kara DioGuardi, who became the fourth judge on the show, had once raided her fridge because of her Sleep ... Read more...

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Talk therapy can help treat bulimia


October 7th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that cognitive behavioural therapy or talk therapy can significantly help patients overcome bulimia and binge eating problems.People with bulimia experience cycles of disordered ... Read more...

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