Sunday Smörgåsbord

It's once again time for your weekly Sunday Smorgasbord, where I trawl the web for the latest in ED-related news, research, and more, so you don't have to.

{{Today marks the start of eating disorder awareness week, which has a lot to do with many of today's selections.}}

My name’s Ilona, and I’m an Anorexic.

Read the early galleys of Aimee Liu's new book Restoring Our Bodies, Reclaiming Our Lives. You do have to register to read, but it's free!

High risk of lifetime history of suicide attempts among CYP2D6 ultrarapid metabolizers with eating disorders.

Victorious Tantrum.

Comparison of DSM-IV versus proposed DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for eating disorders: Reduction of eating disorder not otherwise specified and validity.

C and M ED Productions have a host of new videos on their YouTube site, most notably a series on motivational interviewing done especially for Janet Treasure. Thanks to C and M for spectacular work on these!

Compulsive exercise: The role of personality, psychological morbidity, and disordered eating.

Eating disorders and disordered eating by The California Report. I listened to a bit of the audio and have downloaded it for my iPod.

Personality pathology in purging disorder and bulimia nervosa.

In the United States, eating disorders are more common than Alzheimer’s disease.

Click to view the three winning ED Public Service Announcements by recovering student filmmakers.

Eating disorder treatments fail many.

How does weight discrimination affect your health?

What really causes "runner's high"? Getting away from the endorphin illusion.

Eating Disorder Symptomatology in Normal-Weight vs. Obese Individuals With Binge Eating Disorder.

For Actresses, Is a Big Appetite Part of the Show?

Obesity, alexithymia and psychopathology: A case-control study.

Translating the Pain of Eating Disorders into Art.

Eating Disorders Coalition Launches Campaign For “Holding Insurance Companies Accountable".

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