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.

Is migraine a risk factor for the occurrence of eating disorders? Prevalence and biochemical evidences.

An Unrealized Dream: A competitive figure skater leaves the sport to tackle bulimia.

Epidemiology of Eating Disorders: Incidence, Prevalence and Mortality Rates.

Preliminary examination of a couple-based eating disorder prevention program.

Preteen Food Choices May Help Predict Eating Disorders Later.

Set shifting and central coherence as neurocognitive endophenotypes in eating disorders: A preliminary investigation in twins.

Questions Quickly Uncover Eating Disorders. (Honestly, I don't think these questions are as useful as the doctors think they will be. I do, however, like the premise.)

Many anorexia patients perceive their bodies as larger than they are (it's not just the models that cause body image distortion!)

Exercise isn't always a universal good.

Live in SoCal and have AN? Participate in a research study looking at similarities and differences between AN and body dysmorphic disorder.

Many Mysteries Unsolved in Binge-Eating Disorder.

An Explanation of BMI and its shortcomings.

A Father's Battle To Change The Future Of Brain Research.

Residual Stigma of Obesity May Persist Even After Weight Loss.

Researchers identify protein necessary for behavioral flexibility.

What it is like to be a man with an eating disorder? Too often, help and discussion is targeted only at women.

Studies Find Conflicting Data for Olanzapine in Anorexia.

Eating Disorder Poses Problem in Some Diabetics. The last line, made me beat my head against my desk. Yes, let's tell people who may have an eating disorder that they should exercise more.

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