Bulimia Nervosa

New Surgical Weight Loss Device Alarms Eating Disorders Experts

New Surgical Weight Loss Device Alarms Eating Disorders Experts

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FDA approval was based on a single clinical trial involving 111 patients, which was funded by the device manufacturer.

Women With Eating Disorders Exhibit Riskier Drinking Behaviors

Women With Eating Disorders Exhibit Riskier Drinking Behaviors

Those with eating disorders had higher scores in scales measuring alcohol dependence, alcohol-related problems, and intoxication.

Psychiatric Disorders Common Among Bariatric Surgery Patients

Psychiatric Disorders Common Among Bariatric Surgery Patients

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Mental health conditions, like binge eating disorder and depression, are common among patients undergoing bariatric surgery.

Being Bullied Increases Risk for Eating Disorders

Being Bullied Increases Risk for Eating Disorders

Those who were bullied were almost twice as likely to have symptoms of bulimia compared to those who weren't bullied.

Eating Disorders Associated With Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Eating Disorders Associated With Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Lifetime prevalence of developing diabetes in this population highest among males.

Mindfulness May Help Prevent Eating Disorders in Adolescent Girls

Mindfulness May Help Prevent Eating Disorders in Adolescent Girls

Significant declines in weight and shape concerns, and dietary restraints were seen in female students after receiving mindfulness training.

Orthorexia: Obsession With Healthy Eating Becomes a Disorder

Orthorexia: Obsession With Healthy Eating Becomes a Disorder

Although not officially recognized by the APA, cases of orthorexia are on the rise.

Update on Eating Disorders: Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating

Update on Eating Disorders: Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating

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Psychotherapy is useful in treating bulimia and binge eating, while anorexia remains the most difficult eating disorder to tackle.

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