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The associations between pathological narcissism, alexithymia and disordered eating attitudes among participants of pro-anorexic online communities

The associations between pathological narcissism, alexithymia and disordered eating attitudes among participants of pro-anorexic online communities

    DOI 10.1007/s40519-013-0096-x Gadi Zerach Received: 12 November 2013 / Accepted: 24 December 2013 © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014     Abstract Purpose This study investigated the relationships between pathological narcissism, alexithymia, and disordered eating attitudes among participants of pro-anorexic online com- munities. Specifically, we explored the possible moderating role of alexithymia in the relationships between narcissistic vulnerability and disordered eating attitudes. Methods Participants included 97 Israeli female young adults who are active participants in pro-anorexic online communities….

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Connection Between Borderline Personality Disorder and Bulimia

Connection Between Borderline Personality Disorder and Bulimia

  February 15, 2017 Contributor: Camille Williams, MA, LCPC, Eating Disorder Specialist at Timberline Knolls Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is characterized by intense emotions, impulsivity, and experiencing life in extremes. Individuals with BPD have a difficult time managing their emotions effectively because of the intensity of the emotions experienced. Emotions can influence the use of impulsive behaviors as a way of coping and because of the lack of rational cognition accessible. This can look like a rollercoaster life with emotions…

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The influence of obsessive compulsive symptoms on the course of anorexia nervosa

The influence of obsessive compulsive symptoms on the course of anorexia nervosa

  Psychiatr. Pol. 2014; 48(3): 429–439 PL ISSN 0033-2674 www.psychiatriapolska.pl   Magda Błachno, Anita Bryńska, Celina Tomaszewicz-Libudzic, Gabriela Jagielska, Tomasz Srebnicki, Tomasz Wolańczyk Department of Child Psychiatry, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland Head: prof. dr hab. n. med. T. Wolańczyk   Summary Objective: to assess the prevalence of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) or OC symptoms in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) and to find a possible relationship between the presence of OC symptoms and the course of AN. Method: 137 adolescent…

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Borderline Personality Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Antisocial Personality Disorder, ADHD, Substance Use: Common Threads, Common Treatment Needs, and the Nature of Impulsivity

Borderline Personality Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Antisocial Personality Disorder, ADHD, Substance Use: Common Threads, Common Treatment Needs, and the Nature of Impulsivity

Indep Pract. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 Jan 18. Published in final edited form as: Indep Pract. 2010 WINTER; 30(1): 20–23. PMCID: PMC3022439 NIHMSID: NIHMS180214 Borderline Personality Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Antisocial Personality Disorder, ADHD, Substance Use: Common Threads, Common Treatment Needs, and the Nature of Impulsivity Tamika C. B. Zapolski, Regan E. Settles, Melissa A. Cyders, and Gregory T. Smith Author information ► Copyright and License information ► See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Our…

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Psychiatric Comorbidity and Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) Profiles in Eating Disorder Patients

Psychiatric Comorbidity and Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) Profiles in Eating Disorder Patients

      Original Research   Gabriella Milos, MD1, Anja Spindler, PhD2, Ulrich Schnyder, MD3 Objective: This study examines potential overlaps between psychiatric comorbidity (Axis I and II) and scores on the subscales of the Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) in women with eating disorders (EDs). Method: In a sample of 248 women (72 with anorexia nervosa, 140 with bulimia nervosa, and 36 with eating disorders not otherwise specified), we determined psychiatric comorbidity using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV. Behavioural…

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Comorbidity of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders and Duration of Eating Disorders

Comorbidity of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders and Duration of Eating Disorders

  Gabriella Milos,1* Anja Spindler,1 Giovanni Ruggiero,2 Richard Klaghofer,1 and Ulrich Schnyder1 1 Psychiatric Polyclinic, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland 2 Psychiatric Institute,  Ospedale Maggiore  Milan, Milan, Italy Accepted 19 May 2001   Correspondence to: Dr. Gabriella Milos, Universitarts Spital Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091 Zur rich, Switzerland. E-mail: gabriella.milos@psy.usz.ch ©  2002 by  Wiley Periodicals, Inc.     Abstract: Objective: This study explored the comorbidity of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and eating disorders (ED) and examined the relationship between OCD comorbidity…

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Personality Traits and Bulimia Nervosa

Personality Traits and Bulimia Nervosa

John C. Ham, Daniela Iorio, and Michelle Sovinsky* December 23, 2015   Abstract Bulimia Nervosa is a detrimental eating disorder that impacts millions of women. We examine the role played by socioeconomic factors and personality traits in bulimic behavior. Using data on eating disordered behavior from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Growth and Health Study, we present results showing that personality traits are significant determinants of bulimic behavior, even after controlling for race and class. This finding suggests…

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NIMH » Eating Disorders: About More Than Food

NIMH » Eating Disorders: About More Than Food

What are eating disorders? The eating disorders anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder, and their variants, all feature serious disturbances in eating behavior and weight regulation. They are associated with a wide range of adverse psychological, physical, and social consequences. A person with an eating disorder may start out just eating smaller or larger amounts of food, but at some point, their urge to eat less or more spirals out of control. Severe distress or concern about body weight…

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Bulimia: Providers | UF Health, University of Florida Health

Bulimia: Providers | UF Health, University of Florida Health

View Navigation UF Health, University of Florida Health Search Our Site Bulimia: Providers Request an Appointment Primary tabs Overview Approach to Care Locations Providers(active tab) Research Studies Genevieve Camp, MA, ATR, LMHC Clinical Interests: Anorexia nervosa, Binge eating disorder, Bulimia, Depression, Generalized anxiety disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Traumatic events, Eating disorders – resources Frances Cordero, Clinical Interests: Anorexia nervosa, Binge eating disorder, Breastfeeding, Bulimia, Celiac disease – sprue, Celiac disease – nutritional considerations, Diabetes, Eating disorders – resources, Heart disease and…

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Pro-Ana Subcultures and Sociology

Pro-Ana Subcultures and Sociology

Pro-ana Background and History Documented accounts of “disordered eating” patterns date back as far as the Middle Ages, when religious and spiritual groups began practicing fasting as a part of their ceremonies and rituals (Bynum 1985). However, around the time of the European colonization of the Americas, voluntary starvation began to evolve from purely a religious ritual to a means of satisfying the social construct of an ideal physique (Vandereycken and van Deth 1994). Psychologists and Sociologists alike have long…

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