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A randomized, comparative pilot trial of family ‐based interpersonal psychotherapy for reducing psychosocial symptoms, disordered‐eating, and excess weight gain in at‐risk preadolescents with loss‐of‐control‐eating

DiscussionFamily‐based approaches that address interpersonal and emotional underpinnings of LOC‐eating in preadolescents with overweight/obesity show preliminary promise, particularly for reducing internalizing symptoms. Whether observed psychological benefits translate into sustained prevention of disordered‐eating or excess weight gain requires further study.
Source: International Journal of Eating Disorders - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

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ConclusionWeight stigma is associated with adverse physiological and psychological outcomes. This conclusion highlights the need to increase public and professional awareness about the issue of weight stigma and the importance of the further development of assessment and prevention strategies of weight stigma.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Journal of Advanced Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
ConclusionsESR moderated the association between sADHD and %EWL, suggesting that sADHD may attenuate weight loss following bariatric surgery among individuals deficient in ESR. This finding has implications for bariatric surgery pre-surgical psychological assessment.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
To investigate the associations between overweight/obesity and psychological morbidity (i.e., anxiety and depression) in a large sample of patients with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Research poster Source Type: research
Conclusion: Our results link transportation noise exposure to development of obesity and suggest that combined exposure from different sources may be particularly harmful. https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP1910 Received: 17 March 2017 Revised: 5 October 2017 Accepted: 9 October 2017 Published: 20 November 2017 Address correspondence to A. Pyko, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE-171 77 Stockholm, Sweden. Telephone: 46(0) 852487561. Email: Andrei.pyko@ki.se Supplemental Material is available online (https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP1910). The authors declare they have no actual or potential competing fina...
Source: EHP Research - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
You're reading How Exercise Can Boost your Mental Health, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. In an age where pharmaceutical drugs dominate television advertisements (the average US television viewer sees nine pharmaceutical ads per day (C. Lee Ventola, 2011)), it’s not surprising that the overwhelming majority of the population are looking for quick fixes to often complex problems. After all, there’s a pill for almost anything these days. But one of the most time-tested and effective mental...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: depression featured health and fitness psychology self improvement anxiety exercise mental health pickthebrain stop depression Source Type: blogs
This article provides an evidence based comprehensive overview about the psychological factors and psychiatric factors (depression, anxiety, eating disorder, stress, body shape concerns, low self esteem) associated with childhood obesity that can further be utilized in the evaluation and management of this epidemic. The article also elaborates the role of current evidence based psychological approaches such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for management of obesity in children and adolescents. CBT techniques combined with lifestyle intervention and involving parents have been recommended by literature repetitively. Howe...
Source: Indian Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
Women who suffer from obesity or anorexia nervosa present lower level of allopregnanolone, a neuroactive steroid linked to depression and anxiety.Psych Central
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
ConclusionsIt is concluded that the equation is useful for estimating the mean BMI at 5  years of surgery and that patients with low pre-operative HDL and folic acid levels, with depression and/or anxiety and a higher BMI, have a higher BMI at 5 years of surgery and higher incidence of comorbid return and dissatisfaction with post-operative results.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
(Natural News) People, especially women, have resorted to various kinds of products and services to reduce stress. Stress, (and anxiety in extension) after all, can lead to a plethora of diseases such as asthma, depression, gastrointestinal problems, obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. The newest solution to fighting off that perpetual exhaustion and boosting your energy levels is...
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Binge eating is often something we have done at one time or another. Perhaps at a celebration or a birthday, we have continued to eat just for the taste or because it feels good. Binge Eating Disorder is different. The signs of Binge Eating Disorder include: Feeling uncomfortably full while continuing to eat Eating a lot of food quickly despite lack of hunger Feeling out of control Shame surrounding food If you eat more than others during the same situation or meal time and have binged at least once a week for three months, you may have Binge Eating Disorder. Binge Eating Disorder is the most common eating disorder in th...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Addiction Binge Eating Eating Disorders Health-related Bingeing Food Addiction Obesity overeating Source Type: blogs
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