Citations with the tag: EATING disorders -- Psychological aspects

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  • When only one food will do.
    Storm, J. // Women's Sports & Fitness; Dec88, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p22 

    Food cravings can be physical, psychological, or sometimes a combination of both. Discusses what causes cravings and which signals to respond to or ignore.

  • A mediational model of social physique anxiety and eating disordered behaviors.
    Frederick, Christina M.; Morrison, Craig S. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Feb98, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p139 

    Examines the correlations among scores on social physique anxiety, social behavior inhibition, and eating disordered behaviors. Methods used; Reference to previous research pertaining to the psychological construct of anxiety; Results and discussion of the study.

  • Mental effects of eating disorders.
    Frederick, Christina M.; Morrison, Craig S. // Healthy Weight Journal; Mar/Apr95, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p31 

    Discusses the mental effects of eating disorders. Relation of mental effects to physical effects of starvation; Energy level reduction; Changes in mood, attitude and behavior; Inability to concentrate; Social withdrawal.

  • Fitness connection.
    Greene, Bob // Good Housekeeping; Dec96, Vol. 223 Issue 6, p74 

    Discusses that Christmas is a time for over eating and slacking off on exercises. The will power to avoid foods; Result of overeating; Other information. INSET: Surviving holiday pitfalls..

  • We've come to your emotional eating rescue.
    Abramson, Edward // Shape; Feb94, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p104 

    Focuses on emotional eating and its control. Causes of emotional eating; Profile of an emotional eater; Identification of emotions; Emotional states; Depression; Anxiety; Boredom; Loneliness; Case studies; Control.

  • Eating Disorders.
    DeVito, Merrill // Massage & Bodywork; Feb/Mar2002, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p84 

    Examines the psychological aspect of eating disorders. Types of eating disorders; Role neuropeptides on food appetite; Ways to prevent and treat eating disorders.

  • Psychiatric Management of Eating Disorders.
    Klapper, Fern; Gurney, Valerie W.; Wiseman, Claire V.; Cheng, Henry T.; Halmi, Katherine A. // Nutrition in Clinical Care; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p354 

    ? Abstract As the number of patients with eating disorders continues to grow, primary care providers are more frequently challenged with treating anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. The management of these conditions requires a comprehensive understanding of eating disorder assessment, medical...

  • Anorexia not caused by interpersonal problems.
    Klapper, Fern; Gurney, Valerie W.; Wiseman, Claire V.; Cheng, Henry T.; Halmi, Katherine A. // Psychotherapy Letter; Aug95, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p3 

    Highlights the study `Eating Problems and Interpersonal Functioning Among Several Groups of Women,' by John F. O'Mahony and Sarah Hollwey, which appeared in the `Journal of Clinical Psychology.' Relationship between eating symptomatology and interpersonal functioning; Eating Disorders...

  • The relationship of gender and family environment to eating disorder risk in adolescents.
    Felker, Kenneth R.; Stivers, Cathie // Adolescence; Winter94, Vol. 29 Issue 116, p821 

    Examines the relationship of gender and family environment to the risk of developing anorexia nervosa or bulimia in adolescents. Use of the Family Environment Scale (FES) and the Setting Conditions for Anorexia Nervosa Scale (SCANS) to select components of family environment and risk of...

  • Biopsychopathologic risk profile of adolescents with eating disorder symptoms.
    Canals, Josepa; Carbajo, Gentzane // Adolescence; Summer96, Vol. 31 Issue 122, p443 

    Determines the psychological and somatic pattern for adolescents with eating symptomatology. Predictors of eating symptomatology; Differences among gender.

  • A psychological `sense-of-control' profile of patients with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
    Shapiro Jr., Deane H.; Blinder, Barton J. // Psychological Reports; Oct93, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p531 

    Investigates control and self-control issues for patients with eating disorders. Comparison of anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa patients to sex-matched groups of adults on Shapiro Control Inventory; Differences indicative of pathology; Clinical importance of refining the measurement of...

  • Relations of eating behaviour and symptoms of depression and anxiety to the dimensions of perfectionism among undergraduate women.
    Minarik, Maureen L.; Ahrens, Anthony H. // Cognitive Therapy & Research; Apr96, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p155 

    Outlines two studies used to examine the relations eating behavior and symptoms of depression and anxiety to the dimensions of perfectionism among undergraduate women. What depressive symptoms were related to; Controlling eating disorders; Relation of perfectionism to depressive symptoms;...

  • Vegetarian? Or Anorexic?
    Lien, Ann // Vegetarian Times; Sep99, Issue 265, p104 

    Differentiates the problem of anorexia to vegetarianism. Eating habits and dieting; Behavioral factors; Reason and characteristics of eating disorders.

  • Killer looks.
    Connolly, Maureen; Welch, Dawn // Shape; Mar95, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p28 

    Reports on a study in the `Journal of Abnormal Psychology' which supports the belief of psychologists that repeated exposure to images of thin women in media is linked to the rising incidence of eating disorders in the United States. Type of women who are most likely to display eating-disorder...

  • Why we pig out.
    Seidman, Ellen R. // Redbook; Jan94, Vol. 182 Issue 3, p34 

    Discusses a study of Richard Straub of the University of Michigan's Department of Behavioral Sciences on the stress-related cause of overeating. Greater tendency for women to overeat when stressed; Response of stress hormones.

  • Psychological features of female runners presenting with pathological weight control behaviors.
    Parker, Renee M.; Lambert, Michael J. // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology; Jun1994, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p119 

    Determines whether female distance runners who engage in pathological food behaviors display the psychological characteristics of clinically diagnosed female eating-disordered patients. Measures of outcome; Comparison of psychological inventories; Implications for the athletic community.

  • Perfectionism and eating disorders reconsidered.
    Ashby, Jeffrey S.; Kottman, Terry; Schoen, Eva // Journal of Mental Health Counseling; Jul98, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p261 

    Presents information on a study which investigated the relationship between eating disorders and both adaptive and maladaptive dimensions of perfectionism. Multidimensional perfectionism and eating disorders; Method used; Results; Discussion.

  • Memory bias for fatness stimuli in the eating disorders.
    Sebastian, Shannon B.; Williamson, Donald A. // Cognitive Therapy & Research; Jun96, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p275 

    Studies the presence of a memory bias for words connoting fatness in persons diagnosed with an eating disorder. Subject characteristics; Free-recall memory data; Response latency.

  • British Geriatrics Society.
    Sebastian, Shannon B.; Williamson, Donald A. // Age & Ageing; Sep95 Supplement 2, Vol. 24, pP20 

    Presents an abstract of the study `Psychological aspects of cardiac cachexia in the elderly. Do eating disorders play a role?,' by A.D.M. Davies, E. Whelan, V.A. Richards and D. King, presented during the spring meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on April 6 to 8, 1995.

  • Watch for CURVES.
    Miner, Caurie Anne // Shape; Mar2001, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p76 

    Focuses on how the author regained her physical and mental strength through exercise. Eating disorder stemming from an abusive relationship; Performance of regular cardiovascular and strength-training workouts; Establishment of a healthy relationship with another man. INSET: WORKOUT SCHEDULE..

  • Relation among self-defeating personality, troubled eating patterns, and dissociation.
    Kisler, Valerie; Schill, Thomas // Psychological Reports; Jun95, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p780 

    Examines the association between scores on measures of self-defeating personality and troubled eating patterns. Small correlation between the two measures; Higher scores on both scales among subjects who endorsed more characteristics of self-defeating personality; Dissociation in coping with...

  • Lesbians and body image: anorexia, bulimia and constructions of thinness.
    JONES, REBECCA // Journal of Aesthetic Nursing; Oct2013, Vol. 2 Issue 8, p394 

    The article focuses on a study concerning anorexia, bulimia and the construction of thinness among lesbians. It notes that lesbians are still part of the socialisation of women's appearance and the dominant notion of thin as the beauty ideal. It also explores the meanings that the lesbians...

  • Disordered Eating Among Male Teens.
    JONES, REBECCA // Eating Disorders Review; Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p14 

    The article reports on the Minnesota Study Survey in 2008, which showed that disordered eating behaviors among sexually active teenage males are associated with multiple or same-sex partners. Researchers based their conclusions on data from 41,044 9th and 12th graders male and female who...

  • A disorder of eating or of values?
    Morris, Jane; Seng, Daniel // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition; 2/26/2011, Vol. 342 Issue 7795, p492 

    The article discusses the views of a middle aged consultant and a medical student about the management of patients with eating disorders.

  • An update on relations of body image and body size with eating disordered behaviors.
    Ignacek, Jaime J.; Bonds-Raacke, Jennifer M. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Dec99 Part 1, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p943 

    Examines body image and body size with eating disordered behaviors in female college students to see if the problems still occur despite the substantial publicity. Hypotheses for women who reported engaging in eating disordered behaviors; Lack of differences between groups on which body size...

  • Eating disorders, depression and suicidal preoccupation in a nonclinical sample.
    Pook, Rebecca; Conti, Tressa // Psychological Reports; Aug96, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p302 

    Presents a study on the relationship among eating disorders, depression and suicidal preoccupation. Sample of 140 college students.

  • Intrafamilial assaults, disturbed eating behaviors, and further victimization.
    Baldo, Tracy D. Bostwi; Baldo, Anthony J. // Psychological Reports; Dec96 Part 1, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p1057 

    Discusses the association of histories of sexual assaults with disturbed eating behaviors. Relationship between intrafamilial and extrafamilial assaults; Administration of Sexual Experience Therapy to classify subjects as no assault or assaulted.

  • Eating disorders and pregnancy don't mix.
    Baldo, Tracy D. Bostwi; Baldo, Anthony J. // Contemporary OB/GYN; Oct2011, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p16 

    The article reports a study in Avon, England, which revealed that eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and a combination of the two, are connected with increased fertility problems, unplanned pregnancies, and negative attitudes toward pregnancy. It states that pregnancy...

  • Eating disorders & sex.
    Kent, Debra // Seventeen; Oct93, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p104 

    Examines the reasons why women are affected by bulimia, anorexia and compulsive overeating. Connection between eating disorders and poor sexual image; Research showing that victims of eating disorders are also victims of sexual abuse; Anorexics as sex avoiders; Bulimics as getting little...

  • Dangerous eating.
    Villarosa, Linda // Essence (Essence); Jan1994, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p19 

    Provides information on eating disorders in Black women. Body image and eating patterns; Cultural and class factors.

  • Emotional Self-Awareness, Eating Disorders, and Racial Identity Attitudes in African American Women.
    Dinsmore, Britta Davis; Mallinckrodt, Brent // Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development; Oct96, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p267 

    Reports on the study that levels of a syndrome known as alexithymia, but not eating disorders, were related to attitudes characteristic of early stages or racial identity development among African American woman. Stages of racial identity development; Contributing factor to the development of...

  • Bulimia and Dissociation: A Developmental Perspective.
    Cowan, Eric; Heselmeyer, Rebecca // Journal of Mental Health Counseling; Apr2011, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p128 

    Counselors and researchers are increasingly recognizing that persons diagnosed with bulimia nervosa typically manifest high levels of the defense of dissociation. Treatments for bulimia nervosa may be unsuccessful due to insufficient acknowledgment of the role that dissociation can play in...

  • Sneak Eating: All About Fear.
    Beck, Carol // Daughters; Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p5 

    Focuses on the dangers of sneak eating among teenage girls. Signs of sneak eating; Attitude of girls to live behind false appearances of competency and control; Feelings of girls who eat in secret; Impact of eating sugars and starches; Suggestions on how parents should deal with their...

  • Sesgos cognitivos en una tarea experimental de atenci�n selectiva focalizada en los trastornos de la conducta alimentaria.
    Beck, Carol // Actas Espanolas de Psiquiatria; mar2005, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p19 

    INTRODUCTION: Cognitive processing differences based on attentional biases of words pertaining to eating disorders were investigated. We performed a computerized Stroop color-naming task in which the subjects named the colors of four word groups (food-related, eating disorders...

  • EATING-RELATED INTRUSIVE THOUGHTS INVENTORY: EXPLORING THE DIMENSIONALITY OF EATING DISORDER SYMPTOMS.
    PERPIÑÁ, CONXA; RONCERO, MARÍA; BELLOCH, AMPARO; SÁNCHEZ-REALES, SERGIO // Psychological Reports; Aug2011, Vol. 109 Issue 1, p108 

    The aims of this study were, first, to examine the structure and validity of the Eating-related Intrusive Thoughts Inventory (INPIAS), a self-report questionnaire designed to assess eating disorders related to intrusive thoughts (EDITs), and second, to explore the existence of a continuum...

  • Group Psychotherapy in Schizophrenia with Obesity and Eating Disorders: A Pilot Study.
    Sun Young Yum; Hwang, Michael Y. // Psychiatric Annals; Oct2013, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p463 

    The article focuses on the occurrence of eating disorders among patients with schizophrenia. It highlights the need to develop individualized treatment methods for patients with metabolic illness and schizophrenia. It emphasizes the importance of body image, body weight, and self-esteem in...

  • MIDNIGHT SNACK.
    Campbell, Susan // Psychology Today; May/Jun2002, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p24 

    Discusses the psychological aspect of eating disorders. Relationship between light and binge eating; Hormones affected by the Night Eating Syndrome.

  • Flexibilidad cognitiva y planificación en mujeres con riesgo de trastornos de la conducta alimentaria.
    Silva, Cecilia; Alvarado, Nayelli // Revista Psicología y Salud; ene-jun2013, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p5 

    In order to examine whether people at risk of developing eating disorders show neuropsychological deficits in planning and flexibility of thought, similar to those observed on diagnosed populations, a total of 102 women between the ages of 17 and 24 participated in the present study....

  • Nutrition News.
    CASSETTY, SAMANTHA B. // Good Housekeeping; Nov2010, Vol. 251 Issue 5, p44 

    The article presents news items related to health and nutrition. Research on the reactions of obese and non-obese women to snack foods shows that food cravings can mimic addiction. According to the article, a diet consisting entirely of foods advertised on television contains 20 times the amount...

  • emotional overeating.
    Beun-Chown, Julie // Good Medicine (Australian Consolidated Press); Apr2006, p60 

    This article provides information on the issues behind emotional overeating. The battles with fat have spawned a thriving industry in diet pills and books. Yet these do not address the fundamental issue, the emotional relationship with food. A 2001 study published in the journal Obesity Research...

  • Valoración diagnóstica y psicopatológica del trastorno por atracón en obesos mórbidos intervenidos de bypass gástrico.
    García Díaz, E.; Martín Folgueras, T.; Morcillo Herrera, L.; Jiménez Sosa, A. // Nutricion Hospitalaria; mar/abr2012, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p553 

    Introduction: The presence of binge eating disorder (BED) can influence the outcomes of laparoscopic gastric bypass (BPGL) in the treatment of morbid obesity. In English population, BED is assessed usually through the Eating Disorder Examination-Questionnaire (EDE-Q) and Questionnaire on Eating...

  • Starving for Perfection.
    Cruz, Dalia // Windows into My World; 2007, p53 

    An essay is presented on the author's experience of being an anorexic and starving herself to attain a body of perfection. She states that she hated a classmate who posed questions regarding the mental state of girls who see themselves fat in front of the mirror. She relates her experience of...

  • La ira como factor comórbido a los problemas interpersonales y de desajuste emocional en pacientes con un trastorno de la conducta alimentaria.
    Saldaña, Eva; Quiles, Yolanda; Martín, Nuria; del Pilar Salorio, Mª  // Actas Espanolas de Psiquiatria; sep/oct2014, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p228 

    This work was undertaken to analyze general levels of anger in patients with eating disorders (ED) compared to a normative group, diagnosis-dependent differences in expressing anger, and the relation between anger dimensions and specific items of the Eating Disorder Inventory, third revision...

  • yoga's shadow side.
    ROFF, CHELSEA // Yoga Journal; Oct2014, Issue 269, p96 

    The author reflects on negative aspects of doing yoga exercise by citing reference of a student death Kelly Parsi. It presents the views of Urszula Kelley, eating-disorder specialist at the Children's Medical Center of Dallas, on side effects of eating disorders including sweating, vomiting and...

  • Wintergirls.
    ROFF, CHELSEA // School Library Journal; Apr2009 Curriculum Connection, Vol. 55, p51 

    The article reviews the book "Wintergirls," by Laurie Halse Anderson.

  • Disordered eating behaviours and cognitions in young women with obesity: relationship with psychological status.
    Darby, A.; Hay, P.; Mond, J.; Rodgers, B.; Owen, C. // International Journal of Obesity; May2007, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p876 

    Objective:To examine levels of eating disorder behaviours and cognitions of young women with obesity in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia and assess the impact upon psychological status.Design:General population cross-sectional survey.Subjects:A total of 4891 young women from the...

  • Validation française de la Verbal Commentary on Physical Appearance Scale.
    Rousseau, Amélie; La Roque, Sophie; Gasperini, Céline; Valls, Marjorie // Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science; Oct2014, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p535 

    Weight and appearance-based commentaries are considered as an important source of sociocultural pressure. They are related to development of body dissatisfaction and eating disorders. The Verbal Commentary on Physical Appearance Scale (VCOPAS; Herbozo & Thompson, 2006a) was developed in order to...

  • Counterpoint: Diets are a Safe, Effective Way to Lose Weight & Stay Healthy.
    Marshall, Karen // Australia Points of View: Eating Disorders & Dieting; 2014, p3 

    The article presents an argument for sensible dieting practices. It is the author's opinion that reducing diets can promote healthy living when combined with exercise. Differences between dieting and eating disorders, obesity rates in Australia, and the dangers of fad diets are discussed....

  • Well-Being: Eating Disorders: Mine, Yours & Everyone We Know's.
    Marshall, Karen // Glamour; Sep2014, Vol. 112 Issue 9, p250 

    The article offers the author's insights on her struggle with an eating disorder since she was a child. Topics discussed include the number of women who develop anorexia, bulimia or binge eating disorder, her discovery during her treatment that her disorder has nothing to do with weight or food,...

  • Illusory Changes in Body Size Modulate Body Satisfaction in a Way That Is Related to Non-Clinical Eating Disorder Psychopathology.
    Preston, Catherine; Ehrsson, H. Henrik // PLoS ONE; Jan2014, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1 

    Historically, body size overestimation has been linked to abnormal levels of body dissatisfaction found in eating disorders. However, recently this relationship has been called into question. Indeed, despite a link between how we perceive and how we feel about our body seeming intuitive, until...

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