Eating disorders range from a very prominent feature to subtle behavioral traits.
Men suffering from anorexia nervosa are obsessed in keeping their weight low.
The hashtag #GainingWeightIsCool is being used by activists and eating disorder survivors to drive home the message that not all weight gain is bad for health.
If you follow a strict diet during the week and consume junk food on the weekend, then you may be undoing all the hard work you have put in for so many days
Health food labels may not really be helping as much as they should. In fact, it is making people fatter rather than helping them lose weight, says a study.
Alzheimer's drugs could cure eating disorders in binge eaters, according to a new study.
The hormone estrogen can specifically trigger brain serotonin neurons to inhibit binge eating in female mice, according to a new study.
Weight gain is a problem for a large percentage of 13-year-olds. A new study reveals that three out of five 13-year-old girls and two out of five boys of the same age are worried about gaining weight or getting fat. The findings are worrying because children who engage in unhealthy weight-control strategies are more likely to become overweight or obese, according to researchers.
Eating disorders are not just a girl thing. any people assume eating disorders very rarely affect males, but a new study of 5,527 teenage males reveals that one in five adolescent boys feel extremely concerned about their weight and physique. Researchers said that these boys were also significantly more likely to start engaging in risky behaviors like drug use and binge drinking.
Binge eating is more harmful for men, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that significant partners who encouraged dieting influenced extreme dieting behaviors.
Could binge eating predict suicidal behavior? A new study reveals that African American women who binge eat are more likely to report suicide attempts.
High levels of sexual harassment is more likely to trigger purging in men than in women, according to a new study.
Treating yourself to a box of chocolates when your feeling down may seem like a good way to lift your spirits. However, researchers are urging people to think twice, after a new study revealed eating unhealthily could make bad moods even worse.
Being self-aware can help people cope with stress. A new study shows that women who know their bodies, and not obsess about the opinion of other people, are less likely to see their body as objects and more likely to have a healthy lifestyle.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.