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.

Check out this great article for dealing with food gatherings during the holiday season while recovering from an eating disorder.

How food became food – a fascinating read from Adam Gopnik on roots of modern food culture.

Association Between Illegal Drug Use and Abnormal Weight in Teens.

BBC History of the Brain podcasts are now available for a short time. They're on my "to listen" list!

Patrick Kennedy Initiative Launched To Encourage Neuroscience Collaboration for Brain Disorders.

How Melanie Klein stopped waging a war against her body and made peace with her body.

Motor inhibition and cognitive flexibility in eating disorder subtypes.

Enough With the ‘Slut Gene’ Already: Behaviors Ain’t Traits.

Wisconsin parents accused of starving infant daughter because they feared she'd become obese.

Early onset eating disorders in male adolescents: a series of 10 inpatients.

What? Use science to combat fat phobia? Why did nobody think of that before?

An angel on my shoulder: a study of relationships between women with anorexia and healthcare professionals.

The Secret Life of Pronouns – computational linguistics and what our word choice reveals about us. (Nothing to do with eating disorders, but it's so stinking cool I just had to share it!)

Parental expressed emotion of adolescents with anorexia nervosa: Outcome in family-based treatment.
Eating disorders in youth: Diagnostic variability and predictive validity.

The importance of the family dinner.

Disordered eating behaviors in type 1 diabetic patients.

Restricting your meals sets you up for craving snack foods.

Abnormal Eating Behaviour in People with a Specific Phobia of Vomiting (Emetophobia).

Google Earth for the human body.

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

Self-harm, from adolescence to young adulthood.

Treating teen bulimia in the family context.

Synchronized Anxiety: how synchronized communication between brain areas affects (rodent) anxiety.

News piece on eating disorders in men.

Eating disorders more common than diabetes among young children.

Tips on How to Fight for Eating Disorders Health Insurance Coverage.

Uncertainty, fear, and eating disorders linked.

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