Sunday Smorgasbord

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.

Apparently, not all artificial sweeteners are created equal.

Free exercises that use expressive writing, mindfulness, and the arts to assist in recovery process.

Cognitive Distortions That Contribute To Negative Body Image & Eating Disorders.

8 Keys To Recovering From An Eating Disorder.

Eating disorders and major depression: role of anger and personality.

Reward and penalty processing is widespread in the human brain.

Childhood eating disorders: British national surveillance study.

10 ways to boost endorphin levels naturally and healthily during ED recovery.

Selflessness Gone Awry, and the Damage It Can Cause.

Self-loathing explained: depressed brains may be wired to re-route feelings of hatred inward.

Male Eating Disorder Patients With and Without Non-suicidal Self-injury: A Comparison of Psychopathological and Personality Features.

Listen to an interview with Harriet Brown about her book Brave Girl Eating.

Understanding the neural circuitry of appetitive regulation in eating disorders.

Asylum – a haunting photographic tour of abandoned 19th-century mental hospitals.

Chicago author examines history, psychology behind shoplifting.

Brain type 1 cannabinoid receptor availability in patients with anorexia and bulimia nervosa.

Disordered eating behaviour is associated with blunted cortisol and cardiovascular reactions to acute psychological stress.

Grey matter abnormalities within cortico-limbic-striatal circuits in acute and weight-restored anorexia nervosa patients.

Therapeutic alliance and family-based treatment for adolescents with anorexia nervosa.

Increased neural processing of rewarding and aversive food stimuli in recovered anorexia nervosa.

Altered temporal difference learning in bulimia nervosa.

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1 comment:

Emily said...

I though the article on artificial sweeteners was very helpful as I've definitely relied on them too much with my ED. Being aware of their chemical make-up definitely makes natural sweeteners like honey and agave seem much less scary! Thank you for sharing.


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