Dolly Parton health: Star's 50Ib weight caused by chronic condition - 'It was awful'
DOLLY PARTON is the mega-sensational country singer who has made success not only as a musician, but a business woman, actress and humanitarian too. At the age of 75, the health of the legendary Jolene singer is a hot topic. And rightly so, as the star faced a worrying diagnosis after uncontrollable binge eating. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexual and physical abuse and identity of the perpetrator: associations with binge eating and overeating in Project EAT 2018 - Yoon C, Emery RL, Mason SM, Neumark-Sztainer D.
BACKGROUND: Sexual and physical abuse are risk factors for binge eating and overeating, but few studies have examined association of the identity of the perpetrator with survivors' risk of binge eating and overeating. PURPOSE: To examine the risk o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

What is Refeeding Syndrome?
Discussion Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder with an intense fear of being overweight (i.e. distorted body image), and self-starvation and excessive weight loss. It is more common in women (1.2%) than men (0.2%) but can be seen in both genders. Risk factors include high-intelligence, perfectionism/inflexibility, anxiety, activities where thinner body types are expected (e.g. dancer, diver, gymnast, long-distance runner, volleyball player, etc.) Other eating disorders include bulimia nervosa (i.e. cycles of binge eating and then purging), binge eating disorder (i.e. purging), orthorexia (i.e. obsessions with healthful ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 25, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Mixture modeling of nonsuicidal self-injury and binge eating: behaviors and motives - Pak KN, Nelson J, Adams LM, Fischer S.
Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and binge eating frequently co-occur. These behaviors are often used to alleviate distress. Previous studies examining this co-occurrence have used a variable-centered approach. The current study used a person-centered approa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Eating disorders: Charity reports rise in calls about binge eating
The charity Beat reports a surge in the number of people requesting help for Binge Eating Disorder. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Winter Conference 2021:Obesity and the brain
The increasing prevalence of obesity in the UK and worldwide is one of the greatest public health challenges of our age. Obesity-related chronic diseases can affect all age groups and are a major threat to the ongoing quest for longer healthy life expectancies. Obesity can adversely impact healthy functioning of most systems in the body, but the key to prevention and management lies in the brain. This conference will examine  some of the intricacies and latest research findings from neuroscientists and clinicians within the topic of “Obesity and the brain”.Day one will include talks from neuroscientists fr...
Source: The Nutrition Society - July 21, 2021 Category: Nutrition Authors: Carollina Fernandes Source Type: news

Link Found for Weight - , Shape - Related Bullying, Eating Disorder Behaviors
Frequency of bullying positively linked to purging, muscularity - oriented behavior, but not dietary restriction, binge eating (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Jazz Jennings Gets Candid About Her Battle With an Eating Disorder and 'Substantial' Weight Gain
The 20-year-old reveals her struggle with a binge-eating disorder and almost 100-pound weight gain. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jazz Jennings Reveals She Gained 100 Lbs Battling 'Binge-Eating Disorder'
"I'm posting this photo because it's time for me to address my weight gain and hold myself accountable." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reality star Jazz Jennings opens up about binge-eating disorder, 100-pound weight gain
Jennings says she has a binge-eating disorder that has led to significant weight gain in the last two years. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jazz Jennings Opens Up About “Substantial” Weight Gain to Hold Herself “Accountable”
"I suffer from binge-eating disorder," Jazz Jennings explained on social media, while opening up about gaining 100 pounds over the past... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicidality risk among adults with binge-eating disorder - Bulik CM, Bertoia ML, Lu M, Seeger JD, Spalding WM.
OBJECTIVE: To estimate relative suicidality risk associated with binge-eating disorder (BED). METHODS: Retrospective study of patients identified as having BED (N  = 1042) and a matched general population cohort (N = 10,420) from the Optum elect... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

It ’s Now Illegal To Order Too Much Food or Share Binge-Eating Videos in China
Chinese people are required by law to order just the right amount of food at restaurants, though what that means is up for interpretation. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China adopts law against food waste; binge eating, excessive leftovers to face fines
China officially adopts a law against food waste on Thursday, banning binge-eating videos and excessive leftovers, which observers said... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stress Not Always a Trigger for Relapse in Eating Disorders: Study
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Stress does not trigger binge eating in people with eating disorders, new research suggests. The findings challenge a common theory that's never been directly tested in patients, according to the study authors. Their... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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