Items Tagged ‘eating disorders’

Eating disorders in adolescents are on the rise: here's how to spot them

March 8, 2019

Eating disorders in adolescents are on the rise: here’s how to spot them

By uclahealth uclahealth

Eating disorders can affect every age, gender, race and socioeconomic group. In youths and young adults, the incidence of eating disorders is more than 5 percent for females and 1 percent for males. You can’t tell from looking at someone that they have an eating disorder. It is important to pay attention to the subtle […]

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Tags: anorexia nervosa, ARFID, Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder, binge eating, binge eating disorder, brain health, bulimia nervosa, digestive health, eating disorders, heart health, nutrition, pre-teen


Brain imaging could offer clues to anxiety, anorexia nervosa's tangled web

April 10, 2017

Brain imaging could offer clues to anxiety, anorexia nervosa’s tangled web

By Tami Dennis Tami Dennis

Anorexia nervosa or anxiety. Anxiety or anorexia nervosa. When it comes to treating people who struggle with both anxiety and anorexia nervosa, or the obsessive desire to lose weight, too many doctors focus on one condition or the other. That’s a mistake, say UCLA experts in the treatment of eating disorders. “People with eating disorders […]

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Tags: Anorexia, anorexia nervosa, Anxiety, brain imaging study, Dr. Jamie Feusner, eating disorders, Michael Strober, obsessive-compulsive disoder, UCLA Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Intensive Treatment Program