What Role Does Mood Play In The Development Of Unhealthy Eating?
Unhealthy eating behaviors may worsen the moods of women who are worried about their diet and self image, researchers from Pennsylvania State University revealed. Kristin Heron, research associate at the Survey Research Center, and team found that college-age females who are concerned about their eating behaviors tend to have moods that get worse after episodes of disordered eating. Disordered eating refers to unhealthy and extreme weight control behaviors and binge eating... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

What is the difference between binge eating and emotional overeating?
The terms binge eating and emotional overeating are sometimes used interchangeably but actually refer to two distinct issues that may be part of an eating disorder. (Source: About.com Eating Disorders)
Source: About.com Eating Disorders - February 28, 2013 Category: Eating Disorders and Weight Management Tags: health Source Type: news

Symptoms & Warning Signs of Binge Eating Disorder
Physical, behavioral and emotional symptoms and warning signs for binge eating disorder. (Source: About.com Eating Disorders)
Source: About.com Eating Disorders - February 28, 2013 Category: Eating Disorders and Weight Management Tags: health Source Type: news

Dostinex (cabergoline) tablets - Pfizer Limited - Revised SPC
Source: eMC (electronic Medicines Compendium) Area: Other Library Updates> SPC Changes Sections 4.4 Special warnings and precautions for use and section 4.8 Undesirable effects have been updated to include impulse control disorders, which include pathological gambling, increased libido, hypersexuality, compulsive spending or buying, binge eating and compulsive eating.   Please see link to the SPC for full prescribing information (Source: NeLM - SPC Changes)
Source: NeLM - SPC Changes - February 28, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

"I'm Not Just Fat, I'm Old!"
Similar to talking about being fat, talking about being old is an important an indicator of body dissatisfaction, shows research in BioMed Central's open access journal Journal of Eating Disorders. Body dissatisfaction is known to be correlated with, and predictive of, physical and mental health problems including binge eating, emotional eating, stress, low self-esteem, depression, and use of unhealthy weight control behaviours. High levels of talking about weight and being fat, 'fat talk', is known to be a good indicator of body dissatisfaction... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Five Questions to Determine if You Have an Eating Disorder
While the health care profession in this country acts as warmonger in the ongoing battle against obesity, it is important to not forget that about one-half of adult Americans already are on a diet on any given day. Unfortunately, according to the National Eating Disorders Association, approximately one-quarter of these adults will develop some degree of eating disorder. read more (Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center)
Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center - February 21, 2013 Category: Nutrition Authors: Dr. Mark Borigini, M.D. Tags: Diet Eating Disorders Health Self-Help adult americans anorexia anorexia nervosa anxiety binge eating british researchers bulimia chronic illness cold intolerance depression diagnostic dilemma diagnostic tool eating disorde Source Type: news

How psychology can beat obesity
Long-term success of gastric operations linked to change of lifestyle and behaviourAs a final precaution, before being cleared for surgery, patients waiting for weight-loss operations in Chester are referred to a bariatric psychologist, Dr Denise Ratcliffe, who assesses whether they understand their eating behaviours and whether they are strong enough to change them.The meetings can be very emotional, as Ratcliffe digs gently away to disclose the causes of the problem."How does the emotional overeating happen?" she asks a morbidly obese 45-year-old woman who has gained weight over the past 20 years, mainly throug...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 19, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Amelia Gentleman Tags: The Guardian Psychology Obesity Doctors Eating disorders Chester News Health & wellbeing Society UK news Source Type: news

What Not To Say To Someone With Binge Eating Disorder
If you know someone who is struggling with binge eating disorder (BED), then you likely want to be supportive of them. However, even the most well-meaning people can say things that can be hurtful, shame-inducing, and possibly triggering. Keep in mind this list of suggestions as you think of things you shouldn’t say to someone with BED. (Source: About.com Eating Disorders)
Source: About.com Eating Disorders - February 9, 2013 Category: Eating Disorders and Weight Management Tags: health Source Type: news

Feelings of Depression and Binge Eating Go Hand in Hand in Teen Girls
12/13/2011, Journal of Adolescent Health, Teenage girls who feel depressed are twice as likely to start binge eating as other girls are, according to a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health. The reverse is also true: Girls who engage in regular binge eating face double the normal risk of depressive symptoms. (Source: Health Behavior News Service)
Source: Health Behavior News Service - February 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kicking a Food Addiction: Six Points On the Path to Peace
By now the scientific verdict is clear: some foods can spark cravings that rival those of any abused drug. These days, understanding and supports have solidified for the binger, though, and clearer paths to freedom can emerge. These paths often include six predictable points along the way. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - January 24, 2013 Category: Addiction Authors: Terese Weinstein Katz, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Diet Eating Disorders Self-Help abstinence binge eaters binge eating binger culprits drug addict drug binge drunkenness emotions food addiction food binges food habits food log haagen daz havoc overeater o Source Type: news

Slamming the Refrigerator Door on Emotional Eating
Why do we reach for food as a knee-jerk response to stress?read more (Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center)
Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center - January 23, 2013 Category: Nutrition Authors: Jeremy Spiegel, M.D. Tags: Diet Eating Disorders Stress alexithymia ben and jerry binge eating binge eating disorder bingeing brie cascade casco bay medical causal link emotional eating french women goose liver health benefits impulsivity ingestion Source Type: news

An Adult Version of Mommy and Me
A new route to healing from eating disorders: Escape your safety zone by taking a trip with Mom read more (Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center)
Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center - January 20, 2013 Category: Nutrition Authors: Sheila Himmel Tags: Diet Eating Disorders Happiness Health adult size anorexia anorexic being a teacher binge eating bulimia destination vacation eating out exercise regimen food preparation getaway hillsides meaningful conversation mommy Source Type: news

Are the Side Effects Worth It?
Off-label prescription abuses can "dope" off weight, but at what price?read more (Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center)
Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center - January 17, 2013 Category: Nutrition Authors: Judith J. Wurtman, Ph.D. Tags: Diet Ethics and Morality Health adderall amphetamine antidepressants ball gown binge eating cynics doping Doping and diets effects of amphetamines fda guidelines Fibromyalgia first cousins food intake healthy habits medic Source Type: news

Eating Strange Mixtures of Food
Do you ever find yourself combining random foods together and then overeating or binge eating? This phenomenon, called concocting, has been observed among people who are starving, but rarely investigated among people who eat too much. A new study recently released online found that concocting was common among students with symptoms of binge eating disorder.read more (Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center)
Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center - January 9, 2013 Category: Nutrition Authors: Sumati Gupta, Ph.D. Tags: Diet Eating Disorders binge eating disorder butter pickles chocolate peanut butter coffee creamer concoctions cravings drug use eating disorder symptoms food intake hot chocolate mix international journal of eating disorders ketc Source Type: news

Overeating could lead youths down the path of drug addiction: Find out how to improve your teen's diet
"Physicians and parents should be aware that both overeating and binge eating are quite common in adolescents, and these problems put them at risk for other problems, such as drug use", says Kendrin Sonneville, doctor at Boston Children's Hospital. Kids who overeat... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 4, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Secretive food concocting: New characteristic of binge eating identified
A new study suggests food concocting -- the making of strange food mixtures like mashed potatoes and Oreo cookies, frozen vegetables mixed with mayonnaise, and chips with lemon, pork rinds, Italian dressing and salt -- is common among binge eaters. The findings reveal that 1 in 4 survey participants secretly create concoctions. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 3, 2013 Category: Science Source Type: news