Explore the latest in Feeding and Eating Disorders, including causes and treatments for anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge eating.
This study extrapolates data from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study to estimate the prevalence of eating disorders in US preadolescent children.
This cross-sectional multimodal brain imaging study examines whether brain reward learning response to taste in adolescent anorexia nervosa is altered and associated with treatment response, striatal-hypothalamic connectivity, and elevated harm avoidance.
This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of a young woman with anorexia nervosa who had chest pain and persistent weight loss.
This 5-year longitudinal study assesses the concurrent and longitudinal associations among bullying by peers, disordered eating behavior, and symptoms of depression during adolescence.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the efficacy of internet-based guided self-help compared with traditional, face-to-face, individual cognitive behavior therapy.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the maintenance of efficacy of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate vs placebo after withdrawal in binge-eating disorder.
A man in his 80s presented with a 1-year history of purpura, ecchymoses, anorexia, and weight loss. What is your diagnosis?
A 67-year-old woman with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis was admitted for new-onset cough with bloody sputum following anorexia and vomiting. She had anemia, 6.5 mg/dL serum creatinine, microscopic hematuria without albuminuria, 1:80 ANA titer, 1:160 perinuclear ANCA titer, and a 63-U myeloperoxidase antibody. How do you interpret the results?
This Viewpoint argues that individualized exposure therapy distinguishing between fear of food vs weight gain is important for successful management of anorexia nervosa.
This case report describes a man in his 40s with blurry vision in both eyes who presented with headaches, arthritis, anorexia, and weight loss.
This cohort study examines the association between eating disorders and suicide attempts, with further analyses of familial associations as risk factors.
An elderly man presented to the emergency department with a 1-month history of new-onset, persistent lower abdominal and flank pain that was sharp and constant with intermittent radiation to the back and associated anorexia with a 10-kg weight loss. What is your diagnosis?
This randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, forced-dose titration, placebo-controlled clinical trial demonstrates efficacy for the 50- and 70-mg/d dosages of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate compared with placebo for treatment of binge-eating disorder.
This cross-sectional analysis using the Nurses’ Health Study II cohort reports that posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms are associated with increased food addiction prevalence. Strategies aimed at reducing obesity associated with posttraumatic stress disorder may require psychological and behavioral interventions that address dependence on food and/or use of food to cope with distress.
This randomized trial suggests that the type of family therapy matters in the treatment of adolescent-onset anorexia nervosa.
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