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September 25, 2019
After weight-loss surgery, patients may be more likely to need mental health services, including psychiatric hospitalizations, a new study suggests.
June 05, 2019
Many people may mistakenly assume teen boys are not prone to eating disorders because their symptoms are different from what's typically seen in girls and their focus is on building muscle rather than becoming impossibly thin, doctors warn.
April 29, 2019
NEW YORK—Hospital-treated and anti-infective-treated infections are associated with an increased risk of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS), such as binge eating, in adolescent girls, researchers say.
February 27, 2019
NEW YORK—There is not enough evidence to determine the best setting for treatment of anorexia nervosa (AN) or bulimia nervosa (BN), according to a new Cochrane review.
November 28, 2018
There are no gender differences in rates of eating disorders (EDs) among 9- and 10-year-olds, according to a new U.S. study.
July 12, 2018
Psychotic experiences before age 13 are markers of increased risk for such disordered-eating behaviors as binge eating, fasting and purging in late adolescence, according to a new U.K. study.
May 10, 2018
For teen girls, being called "fat" by friends or family may contribute to later developing eating disorders, and the harsh word from family members seems to carry the most weight, a U.S. study suggests.
April 11, 2018
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and eating disorders, according to a large case-control study from the UK.
March 07, 2018
Adults who were pressured by their parents to diet during adolescence may have a higher risk of obesity and eating disorders as adults than people who weren’t urged to lose weight as teens, a U.S. study suggests.
August 03, 2017
Face-to-face cognitive behavioral therapy was more effective for binge eating disorder than an internet-based guided self-help program in a study conducted in Germany.
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