“As an Eating Disorder Professional, I know that many of my clients that are in treatment for Anorexia, Bulimia, Bulimarexia, Binge Eating Disorder or Obesity are overwhelmed by all the information in the news about our health. In hopes of relieving some of the stress this can inflict on both my patients and readers, I’ve highlighted some of the weekly health news that was of particular interest to all of us at The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity. From my eating disorder and obesity treatment center in Cincinnati, here is your weekly news update for the week of December 8-15 2013!”
Science of Binge Eating: Why You Can’t Stop – It happens to you more often than you are willing to admit. You’re unsatisfied after you’ve already eaten a personal sized pizza, so you reach for chips, candy, ice cream, or anything that’s in your sight. Learn More.
The Impact of Meal Consumption on Emotion Among Individuals with Eating Disorders [Study] – This study sought to determine how meal consumption impacts affective states for individuals in treatment for eating disorders. Learn More.
Irony in Our Diets: Stigmatizing Obesity Increases Overeating – New research suggests anti-obesity campaigns that stigmatize heaviness may be counterproductive. Learn More.
For Bulimia Treatment, CBT Beats Psychoanalysis – For those suffering with bulimia nervosa, an enhanced form of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has proven far more effective than psychoanalytic psychotherapy, according to new research. Learn More.
Were there any news articles that you saw this week that really grabbed your attention? Leave a comment with a link. If the article helped you, it will likely help some of my other readers!
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