Bigger isn’t always better.
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New research shows so-called 'restrained eaters' prefer larger portions of lighter foods.
The participants were able to eat almost 3000 calories worth of pizza on average in one sitting.
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The human body is built to adapt to the sudden stress of overeating.
Perfectionists are rarely satisfied with their performance or appearance and engage in harsh self-criticism when their efforts fall short. Perfectionists are also more likely to develop the eating disorder bulimia nervosa, according to new research.
Perfectionists have a higher chance of developing bulimia nervosa. Rather than treating symptoms of binge eating and vomiting, therapists should address this underlying personality trait.
Debby Ryan in Insatiable.
TV shows that don't provide an accurate portrayal of eating disorders do a disservice to their viewers.
Eating disorders are among the leading causes of hospitalisation for mental-health-related issues in Australia.
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has asked the Medicare review taskforce to consider increasing the number of subsidised mental health sessions for those with eating disorders. Why is that necessary?
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The US Food and Drug Administration has just approved the use of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate for the treatment of binge eating disorder. Licensed under the brand name Vyvanse, lisdexamfetamine is the first…
Memory and cognition may be harmed after a short-term junk food binge, according to a new study. Researchers have found that…
Sufferers of internet disorder might find it starts to impose on real life, such as causing difficulties in socialising.
Since it was first published in 1952, the DSM has been the has been the diagnostic bible for many psychiatrists. Each time the manual is updated, new conditions are introduced, often amid much controversy…