Sarah Erickson

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The Disorder 20% of Americans Have

The most recent edition of the manual before the changes—DSM-IV—was published in 1994. “It reflected the state of science then, but there have been so many advances made that we needed a new edition," Dilip V. Jeste, M.D., President of the American Psychiatric Association, tells MensHealth.com<p>The …

Back On Campus, The Girls Of Project HEAL Take On The World Of Eating Disorders

<i>GirlQuake ‘Fixer’ series amplifies the voices of girls and women who are fixing the world’s problems by disrupting the status quo.</i><p>While eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses, with proper treatment, people can be fully cured. <i>Project HEAL Co-Founders</i><p>When they were …

Have scientists found a way to stop us eating too much?

New research has found an on-off switch in the brain for hunger. Could it stop us overeating?<p>Overeating disorders are increasingly common - it's one of the many reasons the world is facing an obesity epidemic. So a team of neuroscientists in the US wanted to find out which part of the brain causes …

Hot Dog Legs Is a Disturbing Example of Tumblr's Body Image Issues

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Hot Dog Legs has been called the "Tumblr of the Summer," "genius," and "your new favorite meme," but …

Model Robyn Lawley, Ending the 'Thigh Gap' Fascination

I love Tumblr, but the insidious world of thinspiration and the glorification of thigh gaps leaves women and young girls pinning over impossible to …

Modeling Scouts Hunt for Fresh Faces at Swedish Eating Disorder Clinic

Swedish modeling agencies have been combing the country’s largest eating disorder recovery facility for new talent, say the clinic’s doctors. …

2 genes linked to increased risk for eating disorders

Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia often run in families, but identifying specific genes that increase a person's risk for these …