Almost 3% of teenagers aged 13 to 18 years have food, weight, and body image issues severe enough to constitute an eating disorder.
These data suggest the need for targeted interventions in children with psychotic experiences to prevent disordered eating behaviors in later adolescence.
Young adults at a weight status classified as overweight or obese have increased prevalence of disordered eating behaviors.
Investigators sought to determine whether both restrictive and purging types of anorexia nervosa effect bone metabolism.
Women with anorexia nervosa and oligo-amenorrheic athletes have been reported to have low bone mineral density and an increased fracture risk.
Treatment outcomes for adolescents with eating disorders seem to correlate with family reports of perceived helpfulness of family-based treatment.
Parent encouragement to lose weight or diet can lead to long-term harmful eating disorders and emotional health problems.
Adolescents who develop anorexia nervosa before the age of 14 have a higher risk of unfavorable outcomes.
Interventions for diet-treated chronic illnesses may increase the risk for eating disorders.
As there are no currently approved medical therapies for the treatment of anorexia, further study is necessary to determine the long-term efficacy and safety of a ghrelin agonist.
Women at both ends of the weight spectrum have low serum allopregnanolone which can be linked to severe depression and anxiety.
Females who suffer from anorexia nervosahave lower gut microbial diversity.
Depersonalizing may help a lot of struggling parents understand the severity of an eating disorder.
The correlation between weight suppression and duration of bulimia nervosa is mediated by leptin.
In the past, clinicians believed anorexia arose from control battles with parents and that the individual had to develop insight and motivation to recover.
In male veterans, eating disorder symptoms are associated with military-related trauma.
For adolescents with anorexia nervosa, telehealth-enabled FBT is effective.
Binge-eating disorder relapse risk with lisdexamfetamine was markedly lower than with placebo.
In patients with eating disorders, rTMS of the DMPFC seems to be beneficial for treating PTSD.
Group enhanced cognitive behavioral treatment is effective in reducing eating disorder psychopathology.
Long-term negative consequences can be associated with anorexia nervosa, and many times patients do not experience remission.
Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder in adults and has the potential for serious health implications if left untreated.
"Diabulimia" may or may not be associated with bulimia or any of its symptoms.
Researchers have assessed the questionnaire's ability to identify binge eating disorder.
Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all psychiatric diagnoses and affect 10% of adolescent girls and young women.
Researchers in Boston found that nearly two-thirds of women with eating disorders did recover.
It is important to recognize symptoms of binge eating disorder and have a conversation with your family doctor about your relationship with food.
Providing care for the mental and physical health of people with diabetes will simultaneously improve both outcomes.
DBS is associated with significant improvements in treatment-refractory anorexia nervosa.
Routine screening for eating disorders may be necessary in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome.
A study suggested that weight suppression explains a significant amount of variance in bulimic syndrome impairment.
Nearly 1 in 10 patients seeking facial plastic surgery suffers from body dysmorphic disorder,
Eating disorders are not confined to adolescence and early adulthood.
Continued symptom improvement and meaningful recovery are possible in anorexia nervosa beyond the first decade of follow-up.
There were higher levels of activity and work impairment, as well as health care utilization for individuals with binge-eating disorder.
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Exercise time per day is associated with a higher Eating Disorder Examination (EDE) global score in adults with anorexia.
Investigators identified abnormal modularity patterns in the brain in individuals with anorexia and body dysmorphic disorder.
Veterans remain understudied in the field of eating disorders, possibly due to the misperception that men are not affected by them.
FDA approval was based on a single clinical trial involving 111 patients, which was funded by the device manufacturer.
Approximately 40% of American college students engage in binge drinking at least once in the past 2 weeks.
Pharmacological and optogenetic inhibition of ventral pallidum neurons during cue presentation impedes reward-seeking behavior.
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Those in the calorie cutting group said their sleep and relationships also improved.
Those with eating disorders had higher scores in scales measuring alcohol dependence, alcohol-related problems, and intoxication.
Researchers found that the depression treatment rTMS cut the urges to restrict food in anorexia.
Individuals with anorexia nervosa mainly died from natural causes of the eating disorder.
Mental health conditions, like binge eating disorder and depression, are common among patients undergoing bariatric surgery.
Almost one-quarter of the victims of bullies had a psychiatric diagnosis as a young adult.
Those who were bullied were almost twice as likely to have symptoms of bulimia compared to those who weren't bullied.
People who suffer from anorexia nervosa use a brain region associated with habitual behavior in making decisions about what to eat.
Reducing stress, having a regular eating schedule and bright light therapy are among the ways to treat the disorder.
Elevated aspartate aminotransferase and alanine aminotransferase levels are also linked to lower body mass index.
Homosexual and bisexual men had higher rates of eating disorders than straight men.
Lifetime prevalence of developing diabetes in this population highest among males.
Recent research has shown that an increasing number of men are using over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements to the point where it may be characterized as an eating disorder.
Significant declines in weight and shape concerns, and dietary restraints were seen in female students after receiving mindfulness training.
The Binge Eating Disorder Screener-7 (BEDS-7) is a concise, patient-reported screening tool.
Mean one-year health care costs for a binge eating patient was $33,716, compared with $19,548 for patients without an eating disorder.
Children with ADHD are more likely to have loss of control eating syndrome, a disorder similar to binge eating in adults.
Depression often accompanies digestive illnesses, while anxiety often occurs together with arthritis or heart disease.
Women with ADHD subjected to abuse ior neglect in childhood more susceptible to other mental health issues.
National Athletic Trainers' Association statement designed to raise awareness and educate high school athletic trainers.
Although not officially recognized by the APA, cases of orthorexia are on the rise.
Patients taking Vyvanse experienced a decrease in the number of binge eating days per week.
In higher doses, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) helped to curb binge eating.
Psychotherapy is useful in treating bulimia and binge eating, while anorexia remains the most difficult eating disorder to tackle.
Obese adults may be more susceptible to environmental food cues due to differences in brain chemistry that make eating more habitual and less rewarding.
Obese people are at a 35% higher risk of developing Alzheimer's compared to people with normal weight.
People diagnosed with obesity at a younger age have higher risk than those who are diagnosed when they are older.
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