Eating Disorders

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Dysregulated Positive Emotion Predicts Disordered Eating

Considerable research explores the relationship between negative emotion and disordered eating behaviors, such as binge eating and purging. But a new study suggests that positive emotions may also play a role in rewarding and maintaining these kinds of behaviors. “Individuals with eating disorders have long been thought to experience distorted More

Picky Palates

The New York Times: Q. Why am I such a fussy eater? Does each person have a distinct set of taste buds, or is my fussiness just in my head? A. Differences in taste buds contribute a bit, but there are many other physical and psychological factors, including body weight More