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Eating Disorders and Binge Drinking

November 6, 2011 by  
Filed under Drunkorexia, Featured

What happens when you combine an eating disorder with heavy or binge drinking? Nothing good, according to a recent study by professors at the University of Missouri. We have long known that both behaviors are prevalent among young people, especially college age young men and women. What has not been known until recently, however, is how […]

How Bulimia Changes The Brain

October 10, 2011 by  
Filed under Bulimia

Many people with bulimia talk about the addictive nature of the disease. Aided by brain imaging advances, scientists are looking for evidence that compulsive non-drug behaviors lead to long-term changes in reward circuitry. While we know that certain foods, especially those that are high in sugar have been shown to influence dopamine activity, new research released by […]

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