[The Center’s] major emphasis is on prevention—to help prevent and catch memory loss in its early stages before it turns into Alzheimer’s or dementia.
A vague but complex mixture of guilt, self-punishment and perfectionism became manifest in Lauren’s aversion to food.
For the college senior, who considers herself in recovery, anorexia wasn’t a decision to shrink to a size perennially out of reach.
It wasn’t a decision at all.
A recently published study by researchers from the Center for BrainHealth and UT Southwestern Medical Center found that women with anorexia nervosa process self-perception differently from women without an eating disorder.
The study is further proof of what many experiencing anorexia and many clinicians have believed for a long time.Continue Reading >>