Anorexia nervosa study finds inner conflicts over the 'real' self

Posted by Sun Cornwall on November 27, 2011 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Anorexia nervosa study finds inner conflicts over the 'real' self that have treatment implications

November 22nd, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry

"It feels like there's two of you inside – like there's another half of you, which is my anorexia, and then there's the real K, the real me, the logic part of me, and it's a constant battle between the two." - 36 year old study participant with anorexia nervosa.

(Garrison, NY) People ...

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Study finds dairy products in adult diets improve cognitive function

Posted by Sun Cornwall on November 27, 2011 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Study finds dairy products in adult diets improve cognitive function

September 27th, 2011 in Health

Adults who consume dairy products at least once daily have higher cognitive function than those who rarely or never drink milk or eat dairy foods, according to a new study by researchers from the University of South Australia and University of Maine.

Those who consumed the most dairy products had the highest scores in an extensive cognitiv...

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grapes may protect against Alzheimer's disease

Posted by Sun Cornwall on November 27, 2011 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Natural chemical found in grapes may protect against Alzheimer's disease

July 15th, 2011 in Diseases

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that grape seed polyphenols—a natural antioxidant—may help prevent the development or delay the progression of Alzheimer's disease. The research, led by Giulio Maria Pasinetti, MD, PhD, The Saunder Family Professor in Neurology, and Professor of Psychiatry and Geriatrics and Adult Development at Mo...

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World's first trial of new anorexia treatment

Posted by Sun Cornwall on November 27, 2011 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

World's first trial of new anorexia treatment

June 20th, 2011 in Health

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the University of Western Sydney are trialling a new method of treatment for anorexia nervosa, which addresses the role of extreme exercise in perpetuating the dangerous and debilitating cycle of the disorder.

Professor Phillipa Hay, from the UWS School of Medicine, says compulsive and excessive exercise is a key feature of anorex...

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Treatment of Eating Disorders (NICE Guidelines)

Posted by Sun Cornwall on October 19, 2009 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

To find out more about The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence follow this link:-

 

http://www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/pdf/cg009niceguidance.pdf