It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on September 13, 2019 in Evidence-Based Living
What are the consequences of putting a kid on a diet? A new review article takes a careful look.
By Arash Emamzadeh on September 03, 2019 in Finding a New Home
A new study examined the relationship between autoimmune diseases and eating disorders in a sample of 2.5 million participants.
By Alexis Conason Psy.D. on August 14, 2019 in Eating Mindfully
WW (Weight Watchers) has just released Kurbo, a diet app for kids. As an eating disorder specialist, I find this deeply concerning.
By Juan M Dominguez Ph.D. on August 14, 2019 in Motivated Behaviors
Most of us imagine that overeating will impact our waistline, but few wonder whether it also changes the brain.
By Carolyn C. Ross M.D., M.P.H. on August 04, 2019 in Real Healing
How much longer are we willing to risk our health to get thinner? The keto diet offers few benefits but some specific risks.
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on August 03, 2019 in Never Binge Again
Most people have never considered how common phrases like "XYZ food triggered me to overeat" are sabotaging their sense of control over their diet and their lives! (Paradigm Shift)
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on July 21, 2019 in Never Binge Again
What's more addicting than chocolate? What are the most addictive foods in the world? National survey data may surprise you!
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on July 10, 2019 in Never Binge Again
True or False?: A little emotional eating for comfort during times of stress is inevitable. Answer: False.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on July 09, 2019 in Canine Corner
A human eating disorder seems to have motivated dog owners to feed their pets grain-free dog foods—which the FDA warns may pose a health risk for dogs.
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on July 07, 2019 in Never Binge Again
Emotional overeating plagues millions of people, but a few simple tweaks to how you think of it can make all the difference.
By Georgia Ede MD on June 30, 2019 in Diagnosis: Diet
Stabilizing blood sugar and lowering insulin levels can take your brain off of the internal hormonal and neurotransmitter roller coaster caused by most modern diets.
By S. Bryn Austin, Sc.D., and Tamara Sobel, J.D., C.S.E. on June 14, 2019 in Body Politics
Why advertisers should "get real" with their ad images—and one new idea that might just make them change.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on May 29, 2019 in The Antidepressant Diet
Why are some pharmaceuticals causing this eating disorder?
By Psychology Today Editorial Staff on May 14, 2019 in Brainstorm
Drug testing is difficult when the end goal is a patient’s biggest fear.
By Cortney S. Warren Ph.D. on May 13, 2019 in Naked Truth
Weight bias and discrimination are commonplace in mainstream Western culture. Unknowingly, even psychotherapists may perpetuate anti-fat attitudes to overweight patients.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on May 08, 2019 in The Antidepressant Diet
The rationale is that it's less toxic than smoking cigarettes. But is this correct?
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on April 28, 2019 in Never Binge Again
Do you keep blowing your diet because of a little voice in your head that says "one little bite won't hurt" or "Come on, we can just start again tomorrow?" Try this instead!
By Kathryn Gordon Ph.D. on April 16, 2019 in Out of the Ivory Tower
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's interview sparked discussion about eating disorders.
By Cortney S. Warren Ph.D. on February 28, 2019 in Naked Truth
Why are middle-aged women are dying from drug overdoses at such high rates? Cultural pressure to be thin is a contributing factor.
By Edward Abramson Ph.D. on February 27, 2019 in It's Not Just Baby Fat!
Should presidential candidates try to lose weight prior to running for office?
By Renee Engeln Ph.D. on February 11, 2019 in Beauty Sick
Evidence is piling up that researchers and health practitioners can no longer ignore this toxic mix of disordered eating and dangerous drinking.
By Arash Emamzadeh on November 15, 2018 in Finding a New Home
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, a new study finds that a short gratitude activity facilitates healthier eating habits in students.
By Edward Abramson Ph.D. on November 11, 2018 in It's Not Just Baby Fat!
You can help your child feel good about his or her body regardless of their weight.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on November 07, 2018 in In Practice
Some less well-known patterns associated with eating disorders.
By The Contemporary Psychoanalysis Group on October 31, 2018 in Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action
Being overweight is often not a choice. Being ashamed of it is.
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