international journal of eating disorders

Why anorexics don’t like eating


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The reason anorexic young women don't like to eat may finally be out. Instead of igniting pleasure, food affects the part of the brain that triggers ... Read more...

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Brain volume changes following weight gain in anorexics


May 27th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Adult brain volume, which can be reduced by Anorexia Nervosa, can be regained, a team of American psychologists and neuroscientists have found.The research, published in the International ... 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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Binge eating affects up to 15 percent women


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 2 (IANS) Some 10 to 15 percent women are affected by binge eating behaviours and attitudes, a new study says. "Our results are disquieting," said Lise Gauvin, a professor of social ... Read more...

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Eating disorders affect one in 10 women


December 19th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 19 (IANS) Some 10 to 15 percent of women have disordered eating behaviour and conditions beyond anorexia, according to a study. "Our results are disquieting. Women are exposed to many contradictory ... 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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Young Oz women doing dangerous ice to lose weight


September 26th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 26 (ANI): Young Australian women are turning to powerful street drug ice in a bid to shed extra pounds, a shocking new study has revealed.The scary trend has come ... Read more...

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Eating disorders more common among sportswomen


July 29th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Undergraduate women who exercised regularly or took part in sports experienced eating disorders more frequently than non-exercising women. A recent study conducted among 274 women undergraduates from a ... Read more...

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