The Academy of Eating Disorders has released a list of things they say people should know about eating disorders.
At least 60 million Indians -- a number more than the population of South Africa -- suffer from mental disorders, even as the country lags the world in medical professionals and spending on mental-health issues.
Eating disorders are often neglected as a state of mind but they may actually be related to depression, anxiety and emotional instability. They can have long-term health consequences if left untreated.
People with sleep disorders like insomnia and sleep apnea are more likely to have a stroke or recovery problems after having one than those who get sound sleep, says a study.
Individuals suffering from bipolar disorder or depression treated with a hormone best known to boost performance in sportspersons may also improve their cognitive functioning, a study has found.
US researchers have proposed the existence of a spectrum syndrome comprising a core anxiety disorder and four related domains.
The symptoms of this problem are so subtle and gradual that they often remain unnoticed. Thanks to the advancement in science, now it is possible to spot eating disorders by catching the early warning signs.
Today marks World Thalassemia Day, which is a dangerous genetic disorder that is said to affect about 10,000 children in India every year. Here are causes and symptoms.
A person suffering from Pica basically craves for odd and inedible objects. A person with Pica syndrome may crave for anything from coins, and clothes to chalk and even cigarette butts.
A British Cabinet Minister has warned that social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram are fuelling eating disorders in teenagers by establishing in children's mind dangerous ideas of perfection.