Patients with binge eating disorder reported significant reductions in symptoms and impairment after receiving cognitive behavioral therapy-guided self-help treatment delivered over the phone by a health coach and assisted by a smartphone app.
Five years after undergoing bariatric surgery and substantial weight loss as adolescents, young adults showed small gains in self-esteem and moderate improvements in binge eating, yet their mental health problems persisted, researchers reported.
A pattern of overeating followed by undereating may reduce the ability of the brain to feel reward and drive compulsive eating, a common feature of eating disorders, suggests a study published online in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.
Many people may mistakenly assume teen boys are not prone to eating disorders because their symptoms are different from what's typically seen in girls and their focus is on building muscle rather than becoming impossibly thin, doctors warn.
NEW YORK—Hospital-treated and anti-infective-treated infections are associated with an increased risk of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS), such as binge eating, in adolescent girls, researchers…