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Eating Disorders

October 05, 2019
SAN DIEGO—People with binge eating disorder (BED) are at increased risk of suicidal ideation and suicide attempt—and that risk appears even greater if they also have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or have had bariatric surgery.​​​​​​​
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.
November 16, 2018
Use the links here to see all of our coverage of sessions, speakers, and posters at Psych Congress 2018.
October 27, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla.—In adults with binge-eating disorder, dasotraline was linked with significant gains in behavioral and psychological outcomes, compared with placebo, researchers reported at Psych Congress 2018.
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.
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