Yale, VA researchers investigate eating disorders in veterans
Two new studies find that eating disorders — including atypical anorexia and binge-eating — are common among some veterans, offering guidance for treatment. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

The connection between childhood maltreatment and eating disorder psychopathology: a network analysis study in people with bulimia nervosa and with binge eating disorder - Monteleone AM, Tzischinsky O, Cascino G, Alon S, Pellegrino F, Ruzzi V, Latzer Y.
PURPOSE: Childhood maltreatment (CM) experiences are associated with heightened risk of Eating disorders (EDs). The psychopathological pathways promoting this association in people with Bulimia nervosa (BN) and in those with Binge eating disorder (BED) are... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Relationships between childhood abuse and eating pathology among individuals with binge-eating disorder: examining the moderating roles of self-discrepancy and self-directed style - Borg SL, Schaefer LM, Hazzard VM, Herting N, Peterson CB, Crosby RD, Crow SJ, Engel SG, Wonderlich SA.
Childhood maltreatment appears to increase the risk for eating disorders (EDs). The current study examined potential moderating factors (i.e., self-discrepancy and negative self-directed style), which may increase or decrease the impact of maltreatment (i.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Screen Time Tied to Binge Eating in Preteens
Findings based on screen time use at age 9 to 10 years and subsequent eating habits one year later (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Screen Time Tied to Binge Eating in Preteens
WEDNESDAY, March 10, 2021 -- Preteens who have more screen time are more likely to develop binge-eating disorder one year later, according to a study published online March 1 in the International Journal of Eating Disorders. Jason M. Nagata, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Social Media, Binge Eating Often Go Together for Kids
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Social Media, Kids' Binge Eating Often Go Together
New research suggests hours spent scrolling through social media and watching TV trigger binge eating in preteens. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Social Media, Binge Eating Often Go Together for Kids
WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 -- Could endless hours spent scrolling through social media and watching TV trigger binge eating in preteens? Apparently so, new research suggests. " Children may be more prone to overeating while distracted in front of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 3, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Social Media, Binge Eating Often Go Together for Kids
Title: Social Media, Binge Eating Often Go Together for KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - March 3, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Excessive social media use linked to binge eating in US preteens
(University of Toronto) Children in the United States who have more screen time at ages 9-10 are more likely to develop binge-eating disorder one year later, according to a new national study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Teens and eating disorders
Eating disorders are serious conditions related to persistent eating behaviors that negatively affect health, emotions and the ability to function in important areas of life. The most common eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. Although eating disorders can occur at any age, they often develop in the teens and early [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 12, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Obesity, Eating Disorders More Common in Sexual-, Gender-Minority Youth
MONDAY, Dec. 28, 2020 -- Sexual- and gender-minority (SGM) youth are more likely to have obesity and binge eating disorder versus non-SGM peers, according to a research letter published online Dec. 28 in JAMA Pediatrics. Natasha A. Schvey, Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

' Disordered Eating' Drops After Teens Undergo Bariatric Surgery'Disordered Eating' Drops After Teens Undergo Bariatric Surgery
Adolescents with severe obesity'are in better control'of continuous eating, overeating, and binge eating after surgery, but all young adults with persistent severe obesity are at high risk for poor well-being.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Researchers to enroll 6,000 for world's largest study of eating disorders
UNC-Chapel Hill researchers are looking to enroll more than 6,000 patients in what will end up being the world's largest genetic study of eating disorders. The Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI) "aims to identify the hundreds of genes that influence a person’s risk" of developing three different eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder. Cynthia Bulik, a UNC professor in the Department of Psychiatry a nd a principal investigator of the EDGI, says… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Childhood maltreatment in patients with binge eating disorder with and without night eating syndrome vs. control - Latzer Y, Rozenstain-Hason M, Kabakov O, Givon M, Mizrachi S, Alon S, Tzischinsky O.
This study compared women with binge eating disorders or bulimia nervosa with and without night eating syndrome regarding childhood maltreatment and psychopathology relative to healthy controls. The 426 participants (aged 18-60) were divided into two group... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Weight Stigma May Predict Binge Eating During the Pandemic
Young adults with previous weight stigma at greater risk for maladaptive eating, regardless of weight (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 11, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Weight Stigma May Predict Binge Eating During the Pandemic
FRIDAY, Sept. 11, 2020 -- Young adults who previously experienced weight stigma may have increased vulnerability to distress and maladaptive eating during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published online Sept. 10 in the Annals of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Weight stigma predicts emotional distress and binge eating during COVID-19
(UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity) New research from the UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and the University of Minnesota shows that young adults who experienced weight stigma before the pandemic have higher levels of depressive symptoms, stress, eating as a coping strategy, and are more likely to binge-eat during COVID-19 compared to those who haven't experienced weight stigma. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Anorexia May Stunt Young Women's Growth Anorexia May Stunt Young Women's Growth
Individuals with AN lose an unhealthy amount of weight through dieting, sometimes along with excessive exercise, binge eating, and/or purging, which may impact the growth and future height of teenage girls, a new study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - August 29, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Eating Disorders Cost Billions in the U.S.
FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2020 -- Eating disorders -- such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia and binge-eating disorder -- cost the U.S. economy nearly $65 billion in one recent year, a new report shows. About 75% of that ($48.6 billion) was due to lost... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sharecare snaps up behavioral health platform MindSciences
Sharecare will now be able to offer MindSciences programs focused on smoking cessation, binge eating and stress.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 4, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Brief report: Differences in nonsuicidal self-injury according to binge eating and purging status in an adolescent sample seeking eating disorder treatment - Dzombak JWP, Haynos AF, Rienecke RD, Van Huysse JL.
Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is elevated in adults with eating disorders (EDs), with a particularly increased incidence among individuals who engage in binge eating and/or purging (B/P) behaviors. Despite substantially elevated prevalence of NSSI in adol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Getting Off the Roller Coaster of Emotional Eating
With spending so many hours inside, it can be so easy to seek comfort in food. Especially when some of us have enormous stock piles of tasty snacks and quick shelf stable carbohydrates like cereal, pasta and rice. Perhaps emotional eating is a new phenomena or we’ve struggled over the years with binge eating. Binge-eating is defined as consuming unusually large amounts of food typically in a short period of time and feeling unable to stop eating. During these stressful times we want to maintain emotional, mental and physical balance. Ensuring that we are getting the right nutrients without the self harm of overeating...
Source: Psych Central - May 3, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ivy Branin, ND Tags: Binge Eating Coronavirus Eating Disorders COVID-19 Cravings Emotional Eating emotional overeating Source Type: news

The role of negative urgency in risky alcohol drinking and binge-eating in United Kingdom male and female students - Ralph-Nearman C, Stewart JL, Jones KA.
Identifying students at risk of developing binge-eating and alcohol use disorders is a priority in the United Kingdom (UK). Although relationships between negative urgency (impulsive behavior during times of negative emotion), risky drinking, and binge-eat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Webinar series: Dealing with the everyday implications of the coronavirus crisis
Beginning April 29, UCLA faculty experts will appear online to discuss topics related to everyday life during the coronavirus crisis, as part of a new webinar series calledUCLA Connections. The virtual events are open to the public.The conversations are intended to build community and foster resilience as we address and adapt to the changes brought about by COVID-19. The 20- to 30-minute interviews will highlightresearch by  UCLA experts  that can help us understand ourselves as individuals and as members of relationships, communities and families, especially as people’s normal routines have been upended.To...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Coronavirus Presents New Challenges For Those With Eating Disorders — Here’s How Survivors Are Seeking Out Support Online
Staying home to help prevent the spread of coronavirus has brought major life changes for many. For those who have been diagnosed with an eating disorder, social isolating can pose a serious risk to their recovery. When U.S. health officials began recommending that people stay at home in March, Allison Caswell didn’t expect doing so would trigger old anxieties about food that she struggled with daily in the past. For one thing, Caswell, a 29-year-old in Wilmington, North Carolina, had been in recovery for her eating disorder for 12 years. For another, as a health care worker, she felt that she had a good understandin...
Source: TIME: Health - April 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cady Lang Tags: Uncategorized clickmonsters COVID-19 feature Source Type: news

Binge eating and binge drinking behaviors: the role of family functioning - Laghi F, Bianchi D, Pompili S, Lonigro A, Baiocco R.
Binge eating and binge drinking are two of the most common health-risk behaviors among young people showing to frequently co-occur in nonclinical samples of adolescent boys and girls. The present study examined the role of different dimensions of family fu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Healthy eating tips for being stuck at home amid coronavirus
The coronavirus crisis has led to mass closures of businesses and left many Americans fortunate enough to still be employed, stuck at home. Some have worried about binge-eating while being isolated to their homes. Dietitian Samantha Heller joins "CBS This Morning" to offer advice and tips about how to keep up a healthy diet during this period, including ideas for healthier snacks. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Helping Patients with Binge Eating Disorders: There's an App for That
Behavioral therapy assisted by a smartphone app, delivered via telemedicine by a health coach, was an effective treatment for several symptoms of binge eating disorders, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published this week in The American Journal of Psychiatry. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 5, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Telemedicine consults, Noom app intervention reduces binge eating symptoms
A study of more than 200 Kaiser Permanente patients found regular coaching paired with self-monitoring tools more effective than standard care. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 4, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Helping patients with binge eating disorders: There's an app for that
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Study suggests that adaptation of smartphone technology is a scalable option that significantly improves clinical outcomes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health: Mental health problems persist in adolescents five years after bariatric surgery despite substantial weight loss
(The Lancet) Five years after weight-loss surgery, despite small improvements in self-esteem and moderate improvements in binge eating, adolescents did not see improvements in their overall mental health, compared to peers who received conventional obesity treatment, according to a study in Sweden with 161 participants aged 13-18 years published in The Lancet Child& Adolescent Health journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Choosing Freedom, After Decades of Switching Addictions
This article includes references to self-injury, intravenous drug use and disordered eating.* One in five US high school students have reported being bullied. Approximately 160,000 teenagers have skipped school as a preventative measure. I encountered bullies for the first time in second grade, in the midst of such an innocent time of my youth. I dreaded entering my elementary school classroom, as I was well aware of what my presence would entail. I endured both verbal and physical harassment from my fellow peers for nearly a decade. I was passive, inevitably leading to the acceptance of my “fate,” in addition ...
Source: Psych Central - January 20, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Megan Lane Tags: Addictions Anorexia Bullying Depression Eating Disorders Personal Stories Substance Abuse Addiction Recovery Anorexia Nervosa Drug Use heroin Self Harm Self Injury Source Type: news

Countless People Are Struggling With an Eating Disorder Doctors Can ’t Diagnose
At first, Melanie Murphy was just following doctor’s orders. Murphy, then 19, had gained weight during a period of depression, and her doctor told her she should lose some. She went from 180 to 125 pounds in 18 months—and even when she knew it was time to stop slimming down, she couldn’t shake the need to chase a goal. Without weight loss, she needed a new target. That became finding the “perfect” diet, one that was clean and pure and would keep her healthy for years to come. At least, that was how she thought about it then. These days, she uses a different descriptor: “orthorexia,&rdquo...
Source: TIME: Health - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Eating Disorder Source Type: news

Restrictive eating, but not binge eating or purging, predicts suicidal ideation in adolescents and young adults with low-weight eating disorders - Wang SB, Mancuso CJ, Jo J, Keshishian AC, Becker KR, Plessow F, Izquierdo AM, Slattery M, Franko DL, Misra M, Lawson EA, Thomas JJ, Eddy KT.
This study examined the relationship between eating-disorder behaviors-including restrictive eating, binge eating, and purging-and suicidal ideation. We hypothesized that restrictive eating would significantly predict suicidal ideation, beyond t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Tips and more to help curb binge eating
There are many strategies to help curb binge eating, including identifying and removing triggers, planning meals, and reducing stress. Learn more in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Women who gorges 5,500-calorie meals on YouTube is headed to an 'early grave' warns medical expert
Charna Rowley, 22, from London, eats takeaways on camera in a bid to become a YouTube star, but This Morning's Dr Zoe warned that binge eating is just as bad as having takeaways every day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating Disorders | Medscape Eating Disorders | Medscape
Eating disorders are characterized by clinical disturbances in body image and eating behavior resulting in significant physical and psychological impairment. Disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are more prevalent in women and can result in serious long-term health consequences such as heart disease, kidney failure, and increased mortality. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Exploring the link between emotional child abuse and anorexia nervosa: a psychopathological correlation - Rai T, Mainali P, Raza A, Rashid J, Rutkofsky I.
Eating disorders (ED) are well known psychiatric disorders associated with dysregulated eating behaviors and related thoughts and emotions. Common eating disorders are bulimia nervosa (BN), anorexia nervosa (AN), and binge eating disorders (BED). There is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Weight-related abuse: impact of perpetrator-victim relationship on binge eating and internalizing symptoms - Bannon S, Salwen J, Hymowitz G.
Disordered eating and weight problems are associated with experiencing childhood abuse. While weight-related abuse (WRA; teasing and verbal abuse specific to one's weight) uniquely predicts disordered eating and mood problems in adulthood, the link between... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Dulaglutide Reduces Binge Eating in Pilot Study in Diabetes Dulaglutide Reduces Binge Eating in Pilot Study in Diabetes
The GLP-1 agonist dulaglutide reduces binging in patients with type 2 diabetes and the eating disorder, as well as drops weight, fat mass, and A1c compared with gliclazide in a pilot study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - October 1, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Scientists to implant brain device in 6 obese people that 'zaps' them in their moment of weakness
The team at Stanford University has shown that binge-eating mice ate 60% less fatty food after receiving the responsive neurostimulation system. Now they hope to try it on humans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sunovion Announces Acceptance by the U.S. FDA of the New Drug Application for Dasotraline for the Treatment of Adults with Moderate-to-Severe Binge Eating Disorder
MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE) July 30, 2019 --Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.(Sunovion) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its New Drug Application (NDA) for dasotraline, a novel dopamine and... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - July 30, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Eating Disorders You ’ ve Probably Never Heard Of
American culture seems obsessed with dieting. According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 70% of Americans over the age of 20 are overweight, including 35% that are considered obese. In kids and teens, it’s 17%. Meanwhile, the cultural ideal is to be fit, thin, and trim. The quest for body perfection has created a U.S. weight loss industry that was estimated to be worth $68.2 billion in 2017. In 2018, the fitness industry topped $30 billion. While 45 million Americans go on a diet every year and 54 million Americans paid for gym memberships last year, the sad reality is that most diets fail and most pe...
Source: Psych Central - July 24, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. Tags: Eating Disorders Exercise Healthy Living Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder Disordered Eating food aversion Muscle Dysmorphia Orthorexia unhealthy dieting Source Type: news

Is there a major role for undetected autism spectrum disorder with childhood trauma in a patient with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, self-injuring, and multiple comorbidities? - Carmassi C, Bertelloni CA, Salarpi G, Diadema E, Avella MT, Dell'Oste V, Dell'osso L.
This case report highlights the relevance of the consequences of trauma in a female patient with an undetected autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affected by bipolar disorder (BD) with multiple comorbidities. A 35-year-old woman with BD type II, binge eating d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the link between Vyvanse and hypersexuality?
Vyvanse is a brand of amphetamine that doctors may prescribe for ADHD or binge eating disorder (BED). Some research links amphetamine use to hypersexuality, and both ADHD and BED may also affect sexual function. Learn more about the symptoms of hypersexuality and the effects of the drug here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Novel Med May Curb Obsessions in Binge Eating Disorder Novel Med May Curb Obsessions in Binge Eating Disorder
The novel dopamine/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor dasotraline reduces number of binge-eating days, as well as obsessions and compulsions, for patients with binge eating disorder, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to get back on track after binge eating
Many people overeat occasionally, but there are a number of different ways to get back on track. In this article, learn about what to do after binge eating to return to a healthful routine. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Novel Medication May Help Binge Eating Disorder Novel Medication May Help Binge Eating Disorder
Dasotraline, a norepinephrine-dopamine reuptake inhibitor in development, is associated with less binge eating and related obsessional thoughts and compulsive behaviors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 30, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Binge eating while binge watching can be a hard habit to break
'If someone has always had popcorn or candy when they're at home watching TV, then as soon as they switch on the remote they think 'What should I eat?'” (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news