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Associations between vaping and eating disorder diagnosis and risk among college students.

Eat Behav 2021 Sep 11;43:101566. Epub 2021 Sep 11.

Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States of America.

Vaping is common among college-age young adults. Preliminary research has shown associations between vaping and eating disorder symptoms, however, there remain gaps in this knowledge among college students. The aim of this study was to determine the associations between vaping and a self-reported lifetime eating disorder diagnosis and eating disorder risk among a large sample of college students. Read More

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September 2021

Polygenic Heterogeneity Across Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Subgroups Defined by a Comorbid Diagnosis.

Front Genet 2021 31;12:711624. Epub 2021 Aug 31.

Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

Among patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), 65-85% manifest another psychiatric disorder concomitantly or at some other time point during their life. OCD is highly heritable, as are many of its comorbidities. A possible genetic heterogeneity of OCD in relation to its comorbid conditions, however, has not yet been exhaustively explored. Read More

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Lessons learned developing and testing family-based interoceptive exposure for adolescents with low-weight eating disorders.

Int J Eat Disord 2021 Sep 15. Epub 2021 Sep 15.

Eating and Weight Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA.

Background: Anorexia nervosa (AN) usually develops in early adolescence and is characterized by high rates of morbidity and mortality. Family-based therapy (FBT) is the leading evidence-based treatment for adolescents with AN, but not all patients experience sufficient improvement. The purpose of this manuscript is to describe the development and subsequent experience with a Family-Based Interoceptive Exposure (FBT-IE) for adolescents with a broader form of low-weight eating disorders. Read More

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September 2021

The effect of group cognitive behavior therapy on Chinese patients with anorexia nervosa: an open label trial.

J Eat Disord 2021 Sep 15;9(1):114. Epub 2021 Sep 15.

Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, 600 South Wanping Road, Shanghai, China.

Background: The high cost of treatment for anorexia nervosa (AN) and lack of trained specialists have resulted in limited accessibility of effective treatment to patients with AN, which is particularly problematic in China. To increase the accessibility of evidence-based treatment and reduce the cost of treatment, this study aimed to explore the feasibility and efficacy of group cognitive behavior therapy (G-CBT) adapted from enhanced cognitive behavior therapy for eating disorders (CBT-E) in Chinese AN patients.

Method: A total of 78 patients with AN were assigned to G-CBT or individual outpatient treatment (IOT) and received three months of treatment for AN in each condition. Read More

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September 2021

Gender differences in symptom presentation and treatment outcome in children and youths with eating disorders.

J Eat Disord 2021 Sep 15;9(1):113. Epub 2021 Sep 15.

Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for Children and Adolescents, BC Children's Hospital, 4500 Oak St., Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1, Canada.

Background: To address the gaps in the literature examining eating disorders among males and gender minority youths, a prospective study was designed to assess gender differences in eating disorder symptom presentation and outcomes. Muscularity concerns may be particularly relevant for male youths with eating disorders, and were included in assessment of eating disorder symptom presentation.

Methods: All cisgender male youths who presented for specialized eating disorder treatment at one of two sites were invited to participate, along with a group of matched cisgender females, and all youths who did not identify with the sex assigned to them at birth. Read More

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September 2021

A mixed-methods approach to conceptualizing friendships in anorexia nervosa.

PLoS One 2021 15;16(9):e0254110. Epub 2021 Sep 15.

Duke University Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Durham, NC, United States of America.

Background: Individuals with anorexia nervosa have reported feelings of loneliness, social anhedonia, and interpersonal difficulties. This study sought to clarify the nature of interpersonal relationships in adults with anorexia, which may help improve existing interventions while also facilitating the attainment of something that might compete with the drive for thinness: friendships.

Methods: The present study used a mixed-methods approach to investigate friendship experiences in three groups: anorexia (n = 27), participants with a history of anorexia who are weight restored (n = 20), and healthy controls (n = 24). Read More

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September 2021

Perturbations in Gut Microbiota Composition in Psychiatric Disorders: A Review and Meta-analysis.

JAMA Psychiatry 2021 Sep 15. Epub 2021 Sep 15.

Centre for Affective Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London, London, United Kingdom.

Importance: Evidence of gut microbiota perturbations has accumulated for multiple psychiatric disorders, with microbiota signatures proposed as potential biomarkers. However, no attempts have been made to evaluate the specificity of these across the range of psychiatric conditions.

Objective: To conduct an umbrella and updated meta-analysis of gut microbiota alterations in general adult psychiatric populations and perform a within- and between-diagnostic comparison. Read More

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September 2021

Provisional posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with greater severity of eating disorder and comorbid symptoms in adolescents treated in residential care.

Eur Eat Disord Rev 2021 Sep 14. Epub 2021 Sep 14.

Monte Nido and Affiliates, Miami, Florida, USA.

Objective: Past traumatic events, subsequent posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related psychiatric comorbidities are commonly associated with eating disorders (EDs) in adults but remain understudied in adolescents.

Methods: Adolescent participants (mean [SD] age = 15.1 ± 1. Read More

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September 2021

Acute Stress Exposure Alters Food-Related Brain Monoaminergic Profiles in a Rat Model of Anorexia.

J Nutr 2021 Sep 14. Epub 2021 Sep 14.

Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA.

Background: Adverse life experiences are a major risk factor for anorexia nervosa (AN). Eating-provoked anxiousness associated with AN is postulated to be due to food-related exaggerated serotonin activity in the brain and imbalances of monoamine neurotransmitters.

Objectives: Using a rodent model of stress-induced hypophagia, we investigated if stress exposure augments food-related serotonin turnover and imbalances in measures of brain serotonin and dopamine activity in manners consistent with anxiousness toward food and restricted eating. Read More

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September 2021

Early weight gain trajectories in first episode anorexia: predictors of outcome for emerging adults in outpatient treatment.

J Eat Disord 2021 Sep 14;9(1):112. Epub 2021 Sep 14.

Department of Psychological Medicine, King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience, 16 De Crespigny Park, London, UK.

Background: Early response to treatment has been shown to be a predictor of later clinical outcomes in eating disorders (EDs). Specifically, early weight gain trajectories in anorexia nervosa (AN) have been shown to predict higher rates of later remission in inpatient treatment. However, no study has, as of yet, examined this phenomenon within outpatient treatment of first episode cases of AN or in emerging adults. Read More

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September 2021

Meta-analysis of structural MRI studies in anorexia nervosa and the role of recovery: a systematic review protocol.

Syst Rev 2021 Sep 13;10(1):247. Epub 2021 Sep 13.

Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

Background: Anorexia nervosa (AN) is associated with structural brain abnormalities. Studies have reported less cerebral tissue and more cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in individuals with AN relative to healthy controls, although findings are variable and inconsistent due to variations in sample size, age, and disease state (e.g. Read More

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September 2021

From Awareness to Action: An Urgent Call to Address the Inadequacy of Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa.

Cynthia M Bulik

Am J Psychiatry 2021 09;178(9):786-788

Department of Psychiatry and Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm.

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September 2021

Insights Into Improving Clinical Outcomes Across Psychiatric Disorders and Medical Comorbidities.

Ned H Kalin

Am J Psychiatry 2021 09;178(9):779-782

Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison.

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September 2021

[Interest of hypnosis with a paradigm's use in anorexia nervosa: A case report].

Encephale 2021 Sep 9. Epub 2021 Sep 9.

Department of Psychiatry, Clermont-Auvergne INP, institut Pascal, CMP-B CHU de Clermont-Ferrand, CNRS, University of Clermont-Auvergne, 63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France. Electronic address:

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September 2021

Ectodermal disturbance in development shared by anorexia and schizophrenia may reflect neurodevelopmental abnormalities.

Brain Behav 2021 Sep 12. Epub 2021 Sep 12.

Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland.

Minor physical abnormalities (MPA) are subtle dysmorphic features of bodily structures that have little or no impact on function. Most MPA develop during the first gestational trimester and are considered as important indicators of neuroectodermal deficiencies emerging during early brain development. A higher frequency of MPA was confirmed in schizophrenia patients and their relatives, when compared to controls. Read More

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September 2021

Feeling imperfect and imperfectly feeling: A network analysis on perfectionism, interoceptive sensibility, and eating symptomatology in anorexia nervosa.

Eur Eat Disord Rev 2021 Sep 12. Epub 2021 Sep 12.

Department of Neuroscience "Rita Levi Montalcini", Eating Disorders Center, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

Objective: In recent years, the network analysis (NA) methodology has been applied to identify the central features of the psychopathology of anorexia nervosa (AN) and specific connections to previously recognized vulnerabilities. However, an NA investigating both multidimensional perfectionism and interoceptive sensibility in connection to eating symptomatology is currently missing.

Method: A total of 260 individuals (139 patients with AN, 121 healthy control individuals) completed the Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale, the Multidimensional Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness and the Eating Disorders Inventory-2. Read More

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September 2021

IgG antibodies reacting with ghrelin and leptin are correlated with body composition and appetitive traits in young subjects.

Appetite 2021 Sep 7;168:105685. Epub 2021 Sep 7.

Instituto de Investigaciones en Comportamiento Alimentario y Nutrición, Centro Universitario del Sur, Universidad de Guadalajara, Av. Enrique Arreola Silva No. 883, 49000, Zapotlán el Grande, Jalisco, Mexico; Laboratorio de Biotecnología y Biomedicina para la Salud, Centro Universitario del Sur, Universidad de Guadalajara, Av. Enrique Arreola Silva No. 883, 49000, Zapotlán el Grande, Jalisco, Mexico. Electronic address:

Appetitive traits are important behavioural characteristics affecting eating and body composition. Ghrelin and leptin are two key hormones regulating appetite and metabolism. Recent studies have reported the presence of autoantibodies (autoAbs) directed to ghrelin and leptin in healthy individuals as well as affinity alterations in eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and hyperphagic obesity. Read More

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September 2021

Eating Disorders in the Adolescent Patient.

Dent Clin North Am 2021 Oct 2;65(4):689-703. Epub 2021 Aug 2.

Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA. Electronic address:

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, female athlete triad, bulimia nervosa, obesity, and binge eating initially emerge during adolescence. These disorders are present primarily in females, but males may also present with these conditions. Dentistry has a pivotal role in the management of patients with such diet-related disorders. Read More

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October 2021

Pili Torti: A Feature of Numerous Congenital and Acquired Conditions.

J Clin Med 2021 Aug 30;10(17). Epub 2021 Aug 30.

Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Warsaw, Koszykowa 82A, 02-008 Warsaw, Poland.

Pili torti is a rare condition characterized by the presence of the hair shaft, which is flattened at irregular intervals and twisted 180° along its long axis. It is a form of hair shaft disorder with increased fragility. The condition is classified into inherited and acquired. Read More

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Prevention of eating disorders-Efficacy and cost-benefit of a school-based program ("MaiStep") in a randomized controlled trial (RCT).

Int J Eat Disord 2021 Sep 8. Epub 2021 Sep 8.

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany.

Objective: Given the severity of eating disorders, effective and easily implementable prevention programs which reduce incidence rates and in addition have health-economic benefits are essential. The majority of research on prevention programs focuses on questionnaire-based efficacy or the reduction of eating disorder symptoms while neglecting the health-economic perspective. By contrast, the present study focuses on both an efficacy analysis considering diagnostic criteria (DSM-5) and on evaluating the cost-benefit of a universal prevention program for eating disorders ("MaiStep"). Read More

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September 2021

Temperament-based treatment for young adults with eating disorders: acceptability and initial efficacy of an intensive, multi-family, parent-involved treatment.

J Eat Disord 2021 Sep 8;9(1):110. Epub 2021 Sep 8.

Eating Disorder Treatment & Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 4510 Executive Drive Suite 315, San Diego, CA, 92121, USA.

Background: Adult eating disorder treatments are hampered by lack of access and limited efficacy. This open-trial study evaluated the acceptability and preliminary efficacy of a novel intervention for adults with eating disorders delivered to young adults and parent-supports in an intensive, multi-family format (Young Adult Temperament-Based Treatment with Supports; YA-TBT-S).

Methods: 38 YA-TBT-S participants (m age = 19. Read More

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September 2021

Yoga as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of people with anorexia nervosa: a Delphi study.

J Eat Disord 2021 Sep 8;9(1):111. Epub 2021 Sep 8.

School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Background: There is preliminary evidence to suggest that yoga can be beneficial in reducing anxiety, depression and general eating disorder symptoms in people with Anorexia Nervosa (AN). It is unclear whether the therapeutic benefits of yoga are supported or utilised in the treatment of AN amongst clinical experts. The present study aimed to explore and synthesise expert opinion on the use of yoga as an adjunctive therapy in the management of anxiety, depression and over-exercise in individuals with AN. Read More

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September 2021

Factors associated with refeeding hypophosphatemia in adolescents and young adults hospitalized with anorexia nervosa.

Nutr Clin Pract 2021 Sep 8. Epub 2021 Sep 8.

William F. Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA.

Background: Refeeding hypophosphatemia (RH) in individuals with anorexia nervosa (AN) is a potentially fatal complication of nutrition restoration; yet, little is known about risk. This retrospective cohort study examined factors found in hospitalized youth with AN that may contribute to RH.

Methods: We reviewed medical records of 300 individuals diagnosed with AN admitted between the years of 2010 and 2016. Read More

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September 2021

Tracking temporal response dynamics in the ventral striatum during social feedback in anorexia nervosa: A functional magnetic resonance imaging exploratory study.

Int J Eat Disord 2021 Sep 6. Epub 2021 Sep 6.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology Department of Hospital Sant Joan de Déu of Barcelona and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Research Group, Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain.

Objective: Research suggests abnormalities in reward-based processes in anorexia nervosa (AN). However, few studies have explored if such alterations might be associated with different temporal activation patterns. This study aims to characterize alterations in time-dependent processes in the ventral striatum (VS) during social feedback in AN using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Read More

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September 2021

Risk, demand, capacity and outcomes in adult specialist eating disorder services in South-East of England before and since COVID-19.

BJPsych Bull 2021 Sep 6:1-7. Epub 2021 Sep 6.

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK.

Aims And Method: This is a longitudinal cohort study describing the demand, capacity and outcomes of adult specialist eating disorder in-patient services covering a population of 3.5 million in a South-East England provider collaborative before and since the COVID-19 pandemic, between July 2018 and March 2021.

Results: There were 351 referrals for admission; 97% were female, 95% had a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa and 19% had a body mass index (BMI) <13. Read More

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September 2021

Prevalence of eating disorders and disordered eating in Western Asia: a systematic review and meta-Analysis.

Eat Disord 2021 Sep 4:1-30. Epub 2021 Sep 4.

Research & Policy Department, Q3CG Research Institute (QRI) Research & Policy Division, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA.

This study aimed to systematically synthesize and appraise existing literature on the prevalence of eating disorders and disordered eating in Western Asia.

A systematic literature search of major English and Arabic databases, i.e. Read More

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September 2021

Corrigendum: Improvements on Clinical Status of Adolescents With Anorexia Nervosa in Inpatient and Day Hospital Treatment: A Retrospective Pilot Study.

Front Psychiatry 2021 17;12:748046. Epub 2021 Aug 17.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit, Department of Neuroscience, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Istituto di ricovero e cura a carattere scientifico (IRCCS), Rome, Italy.

[This corrects the article DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021. Read More

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Breaking It Down: Investigation of Binge Eating Components in Animal Models to Enhance Translation.

Front Psychiatry 2021 13;12:728535. Epub 2021 Aug 13.

Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.

Binge eating (BE) is a core eating disorder behavior that is present across nearly all eating disorder diagnoses (e. g., bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, anorexia nervosa binge/purge subtype), and is also widely present in the general population. Read More

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