Gay and bi men, bi women, and trans people all have higher rates of eating disorders. How do we stop that?
Many struggling dieters actually suffer from binge eating disorder, and could manage their condition—and lose weight—with the help of a psychologist.
In a documentary for British network Channel Four, Prince William discusses his mother Princess Diana's struggles with an eating disorder and low self-esteem.
(Reuters Health) - Women with anorexia nervosa or bulimia are up to four times more likely to be convicted of theft - often petty thefts like shoplifting - compared to peers without eating disorders, according to results from a large Swedish study.
I didn’t want to criticize her, or demand explanations from her. I just wanted to hear her speak.
Lauren Epstein is a Good Day Tampa anchor.
Her family rejected speculation that the Hollywood icon had an eating disorder.
When I started training for a half-marathon with my teenage daughter, I didn’t expect some of the panic I felt when I was a teenager to resurface.
Thousands of people were starting to follow my journey, so I was quick to justify my behavior and tell myself that I was doing a good thing. I wasn’t taking into effect that I had developed a serious social anxiety, especially when food was involved.
(Wiley) In an analysis of nearly 960,000 females, individuals with eating disorders were more likely to be convicted of theft and other crimes.
Halle has lived with an eating disorder for over 16 years, and since starting treatment, she's learned to accept something about her body: some days it will feel right, but there will be other days when it still feels wrong. After starting...Show More Summary
Intermittent pop star Aaron Carter‘s been pretty forthcoming about his real-life struggles with substance abuse and eating disorders. He’s chalked that up to growing up in the public eye, both as brother to Backstreet Boy Nick Carter and as a hitmaker in his own right. Show More Summary
A young woman shared a brilliant insight into what she perceives as a long term eating disorder. She said, “I think I eat until I am so full that I want to burst, because I don’t feel fulfilled in my life.” She is talented, caring, ...
"I really wanted to suggest to people that, just like sobriety or just like dealing with a lot of other physical illnesses or mental illnesses, this is a journey that I know I will be dealing with for the rest of my life," says Troian Bellisario, actress, writer, and producer. Show More Summary
(Reuters Health) - - People should opt for face-to-face cognitive behavioral therapy if they're looking for the fastest way to address their binge eating disorder, suggests a new study from Germany.
“It felt like these doctors were diagnosing me based on my age and gender, and not my actual symptoms. Young + female = eating disorder. I couldn’t get anyone to take my concerns seriously.” So begins Aubrey Hirsch’s powerful comic over at The Nib documenting the gender bias in medical diagnosis and treatment. After you finish Hirsch’s […]
As cliché as the saying “you can’t manage what you don’t measure” might be, that doesn’t change the fact that it is true, especially when it comes to our health. As someone who has gone from obese and depressed with an eating disorder, to a genuinely healthy athlete with type 1 diabetes, I can tell […]
Hungry Girl 325 eats her way from San Fran to L.A. on a regular basis. She’s dealt with anxiety and eating disorders and offers encouragement to those hesitant to jump out of their comfort zones and into beneficial opportunities. How else would she be able to share bread bowl breakfasts in London and queen-worthy Peggy Porschen tea and cake with us?
Being a male patient on an eating disorders ward was isolating at times, but it was a life-changing experience• Toby Symonds is an art history student at St Andrews University Being diagnosed with anorexia nervosa as a heterosexual, non-athletic male felt quite anomalous to me in December 2015. Show More Summary