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.

Study Finds Disordered Eating Combined With Heavy Drinking Is Common Among College Students.

Super memory, obsessive behavior: Do they share brain space?

Flexible Brains Are Habit-Forming.

Serotonin and food motivation.

Scientists genetically alter mice so they can run longer without requiring extra food.

Clarifying Exercise Addiction: Differential Diagnosis, Co-occurring Disorders, and Phases of Addiction.


Study in Psychology and Sexuality looks at how LGBT women experience eating disorders.

Body image dissatisfaction versus over-evaluation in a general population sample of women.



"It's easy to forget that eating is, by definition, a social activity."

Eating disorders in youth: Diagnostic variability and predictive validity.


Facebook-like portal helps teens with Crohn's Disease collaborate on medical research. I think there should be one for people with eating disorders!

Therapeutic factors affecting the cognitive behavioral treatment of bulimia nervosa via telemedicine versus face-to-face delivery.


The Process of Discovery for Women: Exercise vs Body Work.

An investigation of the joint longitudinal trajectories of low body weight, binge eating, and purging in women with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.


The Antidote to Depression (or, changing our behaviors can change our thoughts).

Critical appraisal of the provisional DSM-5 criteria for anorexia nervosa and an alternative proposal.



Tips to Rest an Anxious Mind.

Change in binge eating and binge eating disorder associated with migration from Mexico to the US.


Calories Depend On Food Preparation.

A study of neurocognition in bulimia nervosa and eating disorder not otherwise specified-bulimia type.


Adolescents report weight as a primary reason for bullying at school.

Eating habits, physical activity, consumption of substances and eating disorders in adolescents.



Five Things Teachers Should Know About Eating Disorders, Resources and Prevention.

Assessing rumination in eating disorders: Principal component analysis of a minimally modified ruminative response scale.


Carl Warner's food landscapes – whimsical miniature vignettes made out of edible ingredients.

Consent to treatment in adolescents with anorexia nervosa.



Should scientists fight misleading anecdotes with data--or with anecdotes of their own? (as someone who runs into resistance in getting some clinicians to accept ED science, perhaps I'm taking the wrong approach...)

Therapist in your pocket--monitoring mental health with a smartphone.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

OMG! I never knew there was a technical fear of vomiting! That is so totally me! And it's the main reason I restrict only - which is, in the long run, a good thing I suppose.

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