Navigation Links
When mom has an eating problem
Date:3/17/2010

so prevent patients from seeking help.

This feeling of guilt and shame is precisely the subject of PhD candidate Kristine Rrtveit's study. As there is very little qualitative research on how mothers with eating difficulties perceive their daily lives, Rrtveit's article -- built on in-depth interviews with eight informants -- presents a rare insight into this problem.

Bad conscience

The women talk about their bad conscience for living a double life, how they devalue themselves as mothers, and how they live in constant fear of transferring their illness to their children. Eating difficulties often kick in with full force when their children grow up, and often in connection with meals.

One informant talks about her feelings of anxiety associated with eating, and how hard it is to keep calm while sitting at the dinner table with her child.

Another says she pretends to be eating, only to throw up at first chance. Still another says she is too exhausted to be able to participate in her children's everyday life. Sometimes she only manages to utter one-syllable words, such as "yes", "no" and "good night".

Difficult daughter's wedding

An informant told how her problems haunted her even into her daughter's adult life:

"I couldn't take part in her wedding, because I was too trapped in my own system. Everyone else was full of emotions and expectations, but I was completely the opposite," the woman said.

Rrtveit has produced two further research articles, based on group conversations with five informants.

The first article describes how women with eating difficulties balance mental vulnerability and strength. One the one hand, they are pleased with the way they manage to keep up appearances and live a seemingly normal life. One the other hand, this double life is draining a lot of strength.

"Like doing drugs"

The second article describes the women's feeli
'/>"/>

Contact: Leiv Gunnar Lie
leiv.g.lie@uis.no
479-207-7057
University of Stavanger
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Vertebroplasty: Integral to treating back pain in blood marrow cancer patients
2. Discovery of cellular switch may provide new means of triggering cell death, treating disease
3. Thyroid hormone analogue for treating high cholesterol
4. Thyroid Hormone Analogue for Treating High Cholesterol
5. Vaccination, Prevention Is Beating Back Hepatitis
6. Treating Gum Disease May Thwart Preterm Births
7. Montecatini Eating Disorders Program Announces 'Log In & Learn' Webinar Series for Treatment Professionals
8. Seattle Suttons Healthy Eating Sponsoring The Biggest Loser Chicago Casting Call
9. Europes top football venues are not prepared for treating spectators who suffer heart attacks
10. Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life -- The Definitive Guide to Changing the Way People Eat and Live
11. Taxing unhealthy foods may encourage healthier eating habits
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/20/2014)... Recently, VogueQueen.com, a leading wedding dress ... Sale Online for 2015. Great discounts are now ... old consumers can get a discount, up to 80% ... website before January 30, 2015. , VogueQueen.com has recently ... a prom dress promotion. Many customers worldwide like VogueQueen’s ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... December 20, 2014 The Doctor’s Office Urgent ... the better part of a decade. They’ve treated over ... better, faster healthcare alternative to the Paramus area. ... three new additions to their staff of top-notch board certified ... Zeiger MD. These new doctors will work tirelessly ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Angeldress.co.uk, the distinguished wedding ... for worldwide dress fans. The company has recently updated ... information. For the holiday season, Angeldress Blog ... wedding apparel. , Angeldress.co.uk prides itself in offering a ... of service. All the company’s outfits are very carefully ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... 20, 2014 As Risperdal lawsuits ... in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the ... children treated with the medication may experience elevated ... development and lactation. The study, which appears in ... adolescents who began treatment with risperidone, an antipsychotic ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... 2014 Atore, Inc, (San Francisco, CA ... first birthday focused portal on December 17th, 2014. ... in both US and Japan. , MERRY BIRTHDAY SITE ... http://merrybirthday.net/message/ , MERRY BIRTHDAY MESSAGE is part of ... world. , Features, Choose from thousands of stock photos ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:VogueQueen Big Sale Online For The Coming 2015 2Health News:The Doctor's Office Urgent Care Adds 3 New Physicians to Their Growing Medical Team 2Health News:Trendy Professional Wedding Apparel Recommended by Angeldress Blog 2Health News:Risperdal Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Publication of Study Suggesting Medication May Raise Prolactin Levels in Children 2Health News:Risperdal Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Publication of Study Suggesting Medication May Raise Prolactin Levels in Children 3Health News:Risperdal Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Publication of Study Suggesting Medication May Raise Prolactin Levels in Children 4Health News:Atore, Inc. Releasing the First Birthday Portal 2
... In an effort to extend the length of a ... Baptist Medical Center are partnering with colleagues from across the ... by the US National Institute on Aging (NIA). ... aims to assess whether aspirin can not only prolong life, ...
... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) ... cancer is less accurate when done in the summer than ... Although the particular brand of test used in the ... the United States, the findings are of interest to U.S. ...
... ... FDA reports of the shocking conditions in manufacturing plants have pediatricians and parents concerned ... ... the year there have been numerous recalls of infants’ and children’s over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceutical ...
... detection today is X-ray mammography, which takes images of ... are several disadvantages to using X-rays for breast cancer ... and the high costs, which limit their wide use ... depending on the age of the patient and tissue ...
... D.C. (July 1, 2010) -- Thousands of scientists and ... meet at the 52nd meeting of the American Association ... 22, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They will present the ... and discuss the safety and regulatory issues facing the ...
... , WEDNESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- ... chronic low back pain influence how they manage their ... ability to find, understand and use health information. Low ... in many chronic conditions, but this relationship has not ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Can aspirin prolong a healthy life? 2Health News:Could Hot Weather Affect Results of a Colorectal Cancer Test? 2Health News:Could Hot Weather Affect Results of a Colorectal Cancer Test? 3Health News:Could Hot Weather Affect Results of a Colorectal Cancer Test? 4Health News:Safety in Children's Pain Relief Products a Primary Concern 2Health News:Safety in Children's Pain Relief Products a Primary Concern 3Health News:Mathematical models for breast cancer detection with microwave tomography are cheaper and less risky 2Health News:Understanding Back Pain May Improve Management, Study Suggests 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014 Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc. announced today that ... Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. ( Hyderabad, India ) ... new ANDAs.  Under the terms of the agreement, MSN ... Breckenridge for the U.S. market, and Breckenridge will market ... MSN have agreed to develop an oral antibiotic with ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 19, 2014 In today,s ... product,s web presence to reflect the needs of ... particular, must meet the needs of key stakeholders ... According to recent research by ... of the participating companies averaged more than $100,000 ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... WESTMINSTER, Colo. , Dec. 19, 2014  Monarch ... (f/k/a Cannabis Kinetics Corp.) is pleased to provide this ... for continued growth in 2015. "Over this ... corporate goals and I am extremely proud to say ... diversified position today than it has ever been," stated ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Breckenridge Pharmaceutical signs Multi-Product Generic Agreement with MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. 2Building a Best-in-Class Pharma Global Brand Website 2Monarch America Inc. CEO Reviews Recent Achievements and Provides Outlook for 2015 2Monarch America Inc. CEO Reviews Recent Achievements and Provides Outlook for 2015 3
... in September -, BRISBANE, Calif., Sept. 4 ... that the amended Clinical Trial,Authorization (CTA) related to ... been approved by the appropriate European regulatory,authorities. InterMune ... the institutions that will conduct the Phase 1b ...
... Carlo brings predictability to whole range ... of Phase II, III and IV ... Solutions, a,global leader in off-the-shelf and custom supply chain ... announced,the release of its tcVisualize(TM) 3.0 clinical trial supply ...
Cached Medicine Technology:InterMune Announces Approval of Clinical Trial Authorization for Phase 1b Trial of ITMN-191 2InterMune Announces Approval of Clinical Trial Authorization for Phase 1b Trial of ITMN-191 3Tourtellotte Solutions Blazes Trail with New Release of Clinical Trial Supply Chain Simulator 2
... with wireless connectivity, ,The wireless functionality ... monitoring system that makes it possible to ... to the S/5 Central Station via Wireless ... flexible way of providing continuous centralized surveillance ...
... Metabolic Monitoring, ,The Deltatrac II is ... easy-to-use bedside unit. It's ideal for use ... is equally suited to both spontaneously breathing ... ,The individual nutritional needs of critically ...
Adhesive discs sold on rolls of 100, 250, or 1000 each. Manufactured from non-latex medical grade adhesives & material. One size fits all chest pieces....
For accurately monitoring core temperature and heart and breath sounds....
Medicine Products: