Researchers have revised outdated estimates of the prevalence of eating disorders in the US. The study estimates 0.80% of people will suffer from anorexia during their life time, while 0.28% will be affected by bulimia and 0.85% of people will suffer from binge eating disorders.
Researchers have identified a psychological pathway that can lead to body dysmorphia, causing an increased risk of both eating and exercise disorders.
Genome wide analysis of anorexia identifies the common roots the disease shares with metabolic and psychiatric traits.
A new study reports that, even after extensive treatment and weight gain, the brains of those with anorexia may remain altered, leaving them at additional risk of relapse.
A small study suggests deep brain stimulation may be beneficial for improving mood and reducing anxiety while helping to increase weight in those with anorexia.
A new study reports when people with anorexia decide what to eat, they engage the dorsal striatum, an area of the brain associated with habitual behavior.
Researchers report gut bacteria could play a vital role in anorexia nervosa.
A new study suggests we may have problems telling our toes apart and this might have implications for the way our brain perceives our bodies.
A new study reports people with BDD and anorexia have similar brain abnormalities which affect their ability to process visual information.