Orthorexia Nervosa, while not recognized as a mental disorder by the American Psychiatric Association and not listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV or the DSM-V to be published in 2013) as a recognized eating disorder, is nevertheless a very real condition that is increasingly being accepted as a diagnosis within the mental health [...]
Scientists have long known that eating disorders are developed within a frame of many different risk factors, with some causes stemming from biological sources and others from environmental sources. Understanding the specific causes of eating disorders related to genetic predisposition has been challenging as experts explore the possible culprits. The Genetic Link A new study [...]
Entertainment and advertising media have long been under fire for the influence they have over young girls. Many young girls who develop eating disorders undergo psychotherapy to deal with disordered eating behaviors and discover that their body image distortion began as a simple comparison between themselves and the images they saw in magazines and on [...]
Gambling addicts often have problems when they have easy access to gambling venues, especially without immediate consequences. Now, as we enter the season of the College Bowl, the temptation for gambling addicts intensifies, according to a recent news release.