Synopsis of a 2013 research study focusing on the correlation between "old talk" (speech focusing ont how old someone perceives that they look), body image problems, and eating disorder behaviors.
Synopsis of a 2013 research study examining how parental conversations about weight and/or size can lead to disordered eating behaviors while conversations about healthful eating may actually be protective.
Synopsis of a 2012 research study examining the effect of viewing plus-sized bodies on body size preferences.
A research study examining how the size, weight, and shape of our utensils can affect the way we perceive our food.
Synopsis of a research study examining the prevalence of eating disorders and 'subthreshold' eating disorder symptoms among middle-aged women.
Synopsis of a research study examining the effectiveness of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) in the treatment of binge eating disorder.
Synopsis of research study examining the relationship between masculinity and femininity withbody-image concerns among males.
Given that the outcome of anorexia nervosa is highly variable, researchers have been looking at what factors are predictive of either full recovery or chronic illness.
Definition and symptoms of purging disorder, an eating disorder distinct from bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa.
Review of Health at Every Size: The Suprising Truth About Your Weight by Linda Bacon, PhD - abook that dispels common myths related to health and weight and gives an easy-to-read account of nutrition and metabolism.