Monday Smorgasbord

It's time for part two of 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.

CBS News on children's eating disorders.

Fearless Youth: Prozac Extinguishes Anxiety by Rejuvenating the Brain.

The Joy of Feeding Babies, Without All the Parental Angst.

Altered implicit category learning in anorexia nervosa.

The myths of motivation: Time for a fresh look at some received wisdom in the eating disorders?

Self-forgiveness in anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. This is something I really need to work on- it's an interesting, important, but overlooked aspect of recovery.

A retrospective look at the internal help-seeking process in young women with eating disorders.

Diminished size-weight illusion in anorexia nervosa: evidence for visuo-proprioceptive integration deficit.

Olfaction in child and adolescent anorexia nervosa.

Racial/ethnic differences in adults in randomized clinical trials of binge eating disorder.

Latent class analysis of eating and impulsive behavioral symptoms in Taiwanese women with bulimia nervosa.

Depressive mood, eating disorder symptoms, and perfectionism in female college students: a mediation analysis.

Social information-processing and coping in adolescent females diagnosed with an eating disorder: toward a greater understanding of control.

Direct and indirect effects of stress on bulimic symptoms and BMI: The mediating role of irrational food beliefs.

Social anxiety and eating disorder comorbidity: The role of negative social evaluation fears.

Nibbling: Frequency and relationship to BMI, pattern of eating, and shape, weight, and eating concerns among university women.

'Project HEAL': Teen Activists Honored For Fighting Eating Disorders

How I did it: Teen conquers eating disorder with help of her family.

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Anonymous said...

Can you do a post about whether you believe orthorexia is a legitimate "problem" or not? A lot of people feel it isn't.

Anonymous said...

I'd love to hear about starvation mode, the low metabolism and weight gain that goes along with restriction. We always hear about weight *loss* but what about those that gain weight from starvation mode?

Carrie Arnold said...

These are great ideas for posts, both Anonymouses (Anonymii?). I will keep them on file!

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