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Eating Disorders

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.
Mental health survey data for 71,712 US college students found eating disorders were highly predictive of which psychiatric condition?

A diagnosis of bulimia nervosa more than quadrupled the risk of cardiovascular disease and death over 12 years of follow-up in a cohort study of women hospitalized in Canada.
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