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Free Eating Disorder Screening

If you are concerned that you, or a loved one, is suffering from an eating disorder - consider taking this simple five question screening.  It can help you determine if a full assessment by a physician or mental health professional is the right choice for you.

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Plus Sized Images Can Change Body Size Preferences

Synopsis of a 2012 research study examining the effect of viewing plus-sized bodies on body size preferences.

Do Our Utensils Affect How We Perceive Our Food?

A research study examining how the size, weight, and shape of our utensils can affect the way we perceive our food.

Eating Disorders in Middle-Aged Women

Synopsis of a research study examining the prevalence of eating disorders and 'subthreshold' eating disorder symptoms among middle-aged women.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Binge Eating - Is it Right for You?

Synopsis of a research study examining the effectiveness of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) in the treatment of binge eating disorder.

Gender Role Endorsement Affects Male Body-Image Concerns

Synopsis of research study examining the relationship between masculinity and femininity withbody-image concerns among males.

What Factors Influence Recovery in Anorexia?

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.

Purging Disorder

Definition and symptoms of purging disorder, an eating disorder distinct from bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa.

Health at Every Size

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.

8 Signs Your Impulsivity May Be a Problem

Impulsivity is a personality characteristic that has been linked to bulimia nervosa. Unfortunately, impulsivity can result in many dangerous and negative consequences. This list can help you figure out if your impulsivity may be a problem.

Impulsivity in Bulimia Nervosa

Impulsivity is a personality characteristic often seen alongside the eating disorder bulimia nervosa. Learn more about how these two issues are related and how it impacts sufferers.

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