What Do These Addictions Possibly Have in Common?

(DGIwire) – Bulimia Nervosa, drug abuse, alcohol abuse: what, if anything, do these conditions have in common? Increasingly, researchers are coming to believe the answer may lie in how the brain’s reward center responds to food, opioids and alcohol. And some believe that learning more about what is going on inside the brains of those […]

Dramatically Exposing Eating Disorders

(DGIwire) – Up to 24 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. Yet the stigma surrounding these disorders allows many to suffer alone to face the threat of […]

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