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One of the many devastating effects of anorexia is changes in brain volume and structure, which can impact cognitive functioning, memory, and mood. Ye...
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For decades, researchers have been trying to understand the mechanisms behind eating disorders. One of the most pressing and perhaps unanswerable ques...
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Beyond just being a cosmetic concern, breast size can actually have a significant impact on mental health in adolescent girls, according to new resear...
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Primary care physicians play an important role in recognizing and diagnosing eating disorders, but many of them don't refer patients to specialists wh...
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A new survey conducted by a UK-based family law firm suggests that divorce can send kids into a tailspin of unhealthy habits - one of them being disor...
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Nearly one-third of male teens inaccurately estimate their weight, according to a new study. Researchers from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona collab...
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Turkey day is right around the corner - a time that can trigger emotional turmoil for many people battling eating disorders. Moreover, Thanksgiving te...
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T-shirts that glorify and promote eating disorders have been spotted on Spreadshirt.com - sparking Internet outrage. The shirts feature phrases like "...
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An Alzheimer's drug that helps regulate compulsivity could reduce the urge to binge eat, according to a new study published in Neuropsychopharmacology...
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Most modern women are well aware that fashion, fitness or beauty magazines are full of models that don't represent how the average woman looks. So why...