Sunday Smorgasbord

Yep, you guessed it: we survived until Sunday and we get the treat of another smorgasbord (wait- should I be rewarding my readers with brain candy? Will this give them eating disorders?)

Are public health students guilty of "fatism"?

Testing the quality of information of eating disorder blogs

Female Body Dissatisfaction in 26 Countries Across 10 World Regions

Binge Eating, Bulimia, and Reward Sensitivity

Nonfat phobic anorexia nervosa: Clinical characteristics and response to inpatient treatment

Eating disorder treatment facility drawing fire for refusing to take down triggering commercial

Are Diagnostic Criteria for Eating Disorders Markers of Medical Severity? Article from the journal Pediatrics that spawned some of the following stories:
Eating disorder label leaves many untreated (San Francisco Chronicle)
Eating Disorder Diagnoses May Be Too Narrow (Time Magazine)
Anorexia, bulimia definitions hinder treatment, study says (CNN)
Eating disorder cutoffs miss some of sickest patients (ScienceBlog)
Eating disorders need inclusive insurance coverage (Tufts Daily)

Weighing the Evidence on Exercise

Google and Facebook raise new issues for therapists and their clients

Sensitivity to reward and punishment in eating disorders

Body Shape Linked To Kid's Popularity

The impact of weight normalization on quality of recovery in anorexia nervosa

Disordered Eating and Eating Disorder: What's the Difference?

Why Athletes Are Geniuses

Body Image Concerns Hardwired Into Women's Brains (thanks, Michelle!)
And Laura Collins' response to the news coverage: Crossing the Line

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