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Are you an emotional eater? Blame your parents, study suggests

Are you turning to pizza, cookies and ice cream when you’re sad? New research suggests that emotional eating has ties way back to childhood — and that parents may be to blame if you’re turning to food for comfort.

My Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder

How many of us who struggle with binge eating and/or weight management have been given the guidance to simply eat less and exercise more? Well, if you’re anything like me and my clients, this is not the solution; rather, it is a setup for a cycle of deprivation and demoralization. 

France’s Law Banning Ultra-Thin Models Just Went Into Effect

After being originally passed by Fra

A Study of Anorexics and Bulimics 22 Years Later Offers New Hope

The full-recovery statistics on eating disorders in women have been bleak, with research suggesting that fewer than half the women with anorexia or bulimia ever recover fully. As a result, treatment for those who continue to suffer after 10 years generally shift to providing palliative care, since there seems so little hope for a cure beyond that time interval. Until now.

Effectiveness of Vyvanse for BED Treatment

Effectiveness of Vyvanse for BED Treatment is a new look into the treatment areas for this disorder. Various studies have occurred recently that look at the behavioral effectiveness in treatment. In a 12 week study of adults who were diagnosed with moderate to severe binge eating disorder, Vyvanse was shown to reduce weekly binge days [1].

At the conclusion of the study, adults with moderate to severe binge eating disorder who took Vyvanse experiences significantly fewer binge days per week compared to the control group.

Religiosity does not increase the risk of anorexia nervosa

Religiosity has been associated with various forms of fasting and self-starvation for thousands of years. Many believe that extreme religiosity can be a risk factor of anorexia nervosa. However, a recent population study conducted in Finland showed that religiosity does not increase the risk of anorexia nervosa.

Binge Eating Identified by Adolescent Binge Eating Disorder Questionnaire

Research published in the Journal of Pe

Why Sleep is So Important in Binge Eating Recovery

Sleep is one of the most overlooked and one of the most important aspects of binge eating disorder recovery.
Good sleep offers many benefits to our physical and emotional health. Lack of sleep can affect our mood, our appetite and our eating behaviors.

Can Deep Brain Stimulation Help in the Treatment of Anorexia?

When anorexia is resistant to treatment, medical staff have limited options to help patients stay alive and healthy. Research in Toronto explores the usefulness of deep brain stimulation for severe cases of anorexia.

Celiac disease and anorexia nervosa linked, study shows

New research from Sweden has uncovered an unexpectedly strong link between celiac disease and anorexia nervosa.