Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse

Two leading chat apps also struggled with questions about drugs and bulimia.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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(Frontiers) A recent study at the University of Salzburg found that emotional eaters -- people who use food to regulate negative emotions -- had a stronger appetite response and found food to be more pleasant when experiencing negative emotions compared to neutral emotions. The findings further our understanding about emotional overeating, a risk factor for developing eating disorders such as bulimia, and the results point towards the potential effectiveness of emotion regulation strategies when treating disordered eating.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Conditions:   Bulimia Nervosa;   Anorexia Nervosa Intervention:   Device: Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Sponsors:   University Health Network, Toronto;   Klarman Family Foundation Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Bulimia Nervosa Interventions:   Other: fasting state;   Other: fed state;   Other: magnetic resonance imaging Sponsors:   Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai;   National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Bulimia Nervosa;   Anorexia Nervosa Intervention:   Device: Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Sponsors:   University Health Network, Toronto;   Klarman Family Foundation Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Bulimia Nervosa Interventions:   Other: fasting state;   Other: fed state;   Other: magnetic resonance imaging Sponsors:   Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai;   National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Bulimia Nervosa;   Anorexia Nervosa Intervention:   Device: Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Sponsors:   University Health Network, Toronto;   Klarman Family Foundation Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Bulimia Nervosa Interventions:   Other: fasting state;   Other: fed state;   Other: magnetic resonance imaging Sponsors:   Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai;   National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSIONS: Findings extend previous reports of metabolic dysfunction in binge-eating disorders, identifying unique associations across disorders and under stress. Moreover, we observed disrupted homeostatic signaling in AN following psychological stress, which may explain, in part, the maintenance of dysregulated eating in this serious illness. PMID: 32460904 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Psychological Medicine - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Psychol Med Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: This study showed long-term sustainability of treatment effects up to 1-year post-treatment of a web-based therapist-delivered CBT for patients with various ED. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level IV, evidence obtained from multiple time series analysis, with intervention. UNIQUE CLINICAL TRIAL NUMBER: NTR2415-Dutch Trial Registry (http://www.trialregister.nl/trialreg/admin/rctview.asp?TC=2415). PMID: 32449152 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Eating and weight disorders : EWD - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Tags: Eat Weight Disord Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewElectronic or eHealth technologies have resulted in a progressive transformation of healthcare delivery, leading to greater treatment access, and more informed and individualized clinician-patient relationships. These characteristics are especially important for individuals who suffer from compulsive overeating and related disorders such as binge-eating disorder and bulimia nervosa —where personal feelings of shame and fear, high costs and low treatment availability may deter individuals from obtaining appropriate care. In the following narrative review, the efficacy of eHealth interventions ...
Source: Current Addiction Reports - Category: Addiction Source Type: research
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