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Instagram, TikTok and Pinterest Add Support Features to Help Users Struggling With Eating Disorders

Social media has long been the bane and the muse of anyone suffering from an eating disorder. To exist online with a pulse in the year 2012 was to understand the cesspool of “thinspiration”-style content that proliferated on platforms like Tumblr, Xanga and Pinterest, and more recently, the rise of “influencer”…Read more...
Tags: Science, Pinterest, Articles, Social Media, Software, Eating Disorders, Self Harm, Social Issues, Human Behavior, Anorexia Nervosa, National Eating Disorders Association, Body Shape, Culture Bound Syndromes, Pro Ana, Tumblr Xanga


With Eating Disorders, Looks Can Be Deceiving

Distorted eating behaviors occur in young people irrespective of their weight, gender, race, ethnicity or sexual orientation.
Tags: Food, News, Youth, Eating Disorders, Exercise, Fasting, Weight, Anorexia Nervosa, Diet And Nutrition, Teenagers and Adolescence, Mental Health and Disorders, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Disordered Eating in a Disordered Time

Social isolation and unstructured days add to the anxiety of those struggling to achieve a healthy relationship with food.
Tags: Food, News, Social Media, Eating Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Diet And Nutrition, Mental Health and Disorders, Quarantines, Crisis Text Line, Your-feed-science, Your-feed-health, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, National Eating Disorders Assn


When Teen Boys Use Supplements

Some supplements are more effective than others — and some may be harmful, experts warn.
Tags: News, Exercise, Weight, Steroids, Anorexia Nervosa, Muscles, Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies, Weight Lifting, Teenagers and Adolescence, Body Building


I Have an Eating Disorder but Can’t Escape the Kitchen

I feared that food would be the vector for the virus, the thing that sickened me or made me unknowingly symptomatic.
Tags: Food, News, Eating Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Cooking and Cookbooks, Mental Health and Disorders, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Quarantine (Life and Culture, National Eating Disorders Assn


A Weight Watchers App for Kids Raises Concerns

Kurbo by WW promises to fight childhood obesity by teaching kids aged 8 to 17 healthy eating strategies — but is it ever a good idea to teach kids how to diet?
Tags: Food, News, Parenting, Eating Disorders, Weight, Anorexia Nervosa, Diet And Nutrition, Mobile Applications, Children and Childhood, Weight Watchers International Inc


A New Weight Watchers App for Kids Raises Concerns

Kurbo by WW promises to fight childhood obesity by teaching kids aged 8 to 17 healthy eating strategies — but is it ever a good idea to teach kids how to diet?
Tags: Food, News, Parenting, Eating Disorders, Weight, Anorexia Nervosa, Diet And Nutrition, Mobile Applications, Children and Childhood, Weight Watchers International Inc


Do I Have an Eating Disorder?

Hi, my name is Kate and my eating habits are getting worse everyday. I feel so guilty when I eat and I feel so much hatred towards my body. I’ve been starving myself and if I eat, I would feel too guilty and purge it or burn it all off. I only allow myself to eat normally on weekends. I’m not sure if I would be diagnosed with an eating disorder since I feel like I’m not that ‘ill’. I hope you answer my question. Obviously, I cannot diagnose anyone via the internet. Only a professional who assess...
Tags: Suicide, Therapy, Eating Disorders, Eating Disorder, Trauma, United States, Kate, Anorexia Nervosa


Coping With a Dieting Relative When You’re a Recovering Anorexic

I don’t give my sister the advice my eating disorder would have given me. Talking to her, I’m also talking to myself, dismantling my old ideas about food.
Tags: Food, News, Exercise, Weight, Anorexia Nervosa, Families and Family Life, Mental Health and Disorders


To Treat Eating Disorders, It Sometimes Takes Two

Romantic partners of someone with an eating disorder often want to help, but simply don’t know how.
Tags: Food, News, Eating Disorders, Weight, Bulimia, Anorexia Nervosa, Diet And Nutrition, Anxiety and Stress, Dating and Relationships, Psychology and Psychologists, Mental Health and Disorders, Therapy and Rehabilitation


Ties: Empty Nests Are Overrated

Our grown sons had long since moved out when my husband and I took in two foster daughters. We all took a chance on trust.
Tags: News, Parenting, Eating Disorders, Alcohol Abuse, Foster Care, Anorexia Nervosa, Children and Childhood, Families and Family Life, Mental Health and Disorders


Personal Health: Recognizing Eating Disorders in Time to Help

Experts say an eating disorder should not be considered normal adolescent behavior, and they urge adults to try to stop the problem before it becomes entrenched.
Tags: News, Parenting, Eating Disorders, Weight, Bulimia, Anorexia Nervosa, Mental Health and Disorders


Voices: When Anorexics Grow Up

Adults with eating disorders aren’t represented in pop culture and news outlets, so I assumed we were either supposed to outgrow it or die.
Tags: News, Eating Disorders, Weight, Anorexia Nervosa, Mental Health and Disorders


An N.F.L. Executive, Honoring His Lost Sister, Speaks Out About Anorexia

Fueled by regret, Paraag Marathe of the San Francisco 49ers has found his voice in helping to educate people about eating disorders and their treatments.
Tags: News, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco, Eating Disorders, National Football League, Philanthropy, Anorexia Nervosa, Marathe


Zoe Kazan on Overcoming an Eating Disorder

“Dragging the terrible thing into the light can strip it of its potency.”
Tags: Movies, News, Eating Disorders, Theater, Weight, Anorexia Nervosa, Zoe Kazan


‘She Has a Name,’ Alicia Machado, and It Is Everywhere

Ever since Hillary Clinton cited her in Monday’s debate, the 1996 Miss Universe has been widely written about and has made numerous TV appearances.
Tags: Hillary Clinton, Republican Party, Clinton, Trump, Democratic Party, Anorexia Nervosa, Melania, Machado, Hillary Rodham, Presidential Election of 2016, Donald J, Hispanic-Americans, News and News Media


Brain Stimulation Could Be a Viable Treatment for Anorexia

Anorexia nervosa affects millions of people throughout the world. It has a high mortality rate and the therapies that are currently available are highly ineffective. Yet only 10–30% of adults with anorexia recover with psychotherapy, and pharmacological treatments have a low efficacy. The need for better treatments is obvious and urgent. Research has revealed a number of changes which occur in the brain of patients with anorexia. These include both structural and functional deficits such as the...
Tags: Psychology, Research, Disorders, Treatment, Anorexia, Eating Disorder, Publishers, Compulsive Eating, Walsh, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, PLOS ONE, Herzog, SCHMIDT, Stice, rTMS


What Does Psychosocial Mean?

From the U.S.: About four years ago I was released from a psychiatric hospital after a month, and my mom had picked me up. I was looking at the papers and I saw under diagnosis, along with what I had been diagnosed with before was ‘psychosocial’. I asked my mom what that mean and she said it meant I have no social skills. I could had told you that! But seriously, I can’t find anything on why that would be under “diagnosis” on the official papers or what it could had meant, and all of my past the...
Tags: Psychology, Google, General, Self-esteem, Teen Issues, Eating Disorders, Eating Disorder, Social Awkwardness, Social Skills, Anorexia Nervosa, Social Development, Psychosocial


7 Surprising Quirks You Didn’t Know About Binge Eating

Binge eating disorder (BED) is one of the most common eating disorders, yet it wasn’t included as an official diagnostic category until 2013, when the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Ed. (DSM-5) was published. Prior to 2013, it was listed simply as a diagnosis needing further study — despite millions of Americans suffering from it. Binge eating is commonly defined as consuming a large amount of food in a short period of time, while experiencing a loss of control over e...
Tags: Psychology, General, Disorders, Stress, Bed, Self-esteem, Eating Disorder, United States, Dieting, Women's Issues, Boredom, Binge Eating, Men's Issues, Self-soothing, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder