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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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