Anorexia nervosa

The risk of eating disorders has been shown to be increased in some somatic illnesses. Many of these illnesses, such...


Psychotherapy is the treatment of choice for patients with anorexia nervosa, although evidence of efficacy is weak. The Anorexia Nervosa...


Anorexia nervosa is characterised by a chronic course that is refractory to treatment in many patients and has one of...


In a large study of Swedish twins, anorexia nervosa appears to be moderately heritable and linked to neurotic behavior early...


Use of the antidepressant Fluoxetine ( Prozac ) did not help patients with anorexia nervosa who had restored their body...


A study, published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, found that certain complications during and immediately after birth are associated...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) announced that a new black-box warning has been added to the labeling...


Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found an over-activity of dopamine receptors in the brain's basal ganglia, an area known...