Anorexia Is Often Fueled By Positive Emotions, Pride About Weight Loss

August 7, 2014 4:06 PM

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Anorexia Is Often Fueled By Positive Emotions, Pride About Weight Loss

Women suffering from anorexia nervosa feel a sense of pride about their weight loss, according to a recent study HealthDay reported.

Researchers from Rutgers University in New Jersey found that positive emotions - even those viewed through a distorted lens -- may play an exacerbating role in fueling eating disorders like anorexia nervosa, which has a death rate 12 times higher for females between the ages of 15 and 24 than all ot...

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