Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Extreme Dieting Linked With Suicide Risks

Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Extreme Dieting Linked With Suicide Risks

When you have body dysmorphic disorder, you intensely obsess over your appearance and body image, often for many hours a day, and may feel very depressed or even suicidal, according to an eye-opening new study.

People who restrict how much they eat because they have body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), may be at higher risk of taking their own lives.

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Lady Gaga Slammed For "Pop Singers Don't Eat" Tweet

Lady Gaga Slammed For "Pop Singers Don't Eat" Tweet

Lady Gaga is a major advocate for anti-bullying campaigns and LGBT rights, but she's come under fire for a Tweet she recently posted about ... eating.

Yes, in what some critics are interpreting as a pro-anorexic statement, the outspoken, wacky-dressing singer recently told her 22.6 million Twitter fans:

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Is Miley Cyrus Anorexic? Twitpic Sparks Rumors, Star Slams Critics

Is Miley Cyrus Anorexic? Twitpic Sparks Rumors, Star Slams Critics

Miley Cyrus is firing back at critics alleging she has an eating disorder after a recent Twitter pic sparked a great deal of speculation to that effect.

Rumors that the 19-year-old might be anorexic were spawned after posting a photo of her and a bag from fast food chain restaurant Carl's Jr.

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Snooki Opens Up on Anorexia Battle

Snooki Opens Up on Anorexia Battle

Jersey Shore star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi has no trouble eating nowadays. If there are pickles around late night, watch out! But just a few years ago, she was anorexic.

She actually battled both anorexia and bulimia as she tried to maintain a small size for the cheerleading squad. This was serious stuff and extremely unhealthy for her.

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Does Ali Fedotowsky Have an Eating Disorder?

Does Ali Fedotowsky Have an Eating Disorder?

Ali Fedotowsky wants to "crash diet" after gaining a staggering 15 pounds during and after filming The Bachelorette, according to the new issue of Us Weekly.

Either it's a really slow week at Us Weekly, or Ali has an eating disorder and/or severely low self-esteem, because ... well, have you seen her? She's so cute!

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Lady Gaga Health Problems Raise Questions

Lady Gaga Health Problems Raise Questions

She nearly collapsed on stage in March and had to cancel several shows earlier this year citing exhaustion. Her latest health scare - lupus - is even more alarming.

Is Lady Gaga on the verge of a physical breakdown?

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Nicole Polizzi Speaks on Eating Disorder

Nicole Polizzi Speaks on Eating Disorder

You know Nicole Polizzi as Snooki from MTV's hit show Jersey Shore. People in Poughkeepsie used to know her as the fake-tanned, 80-pound girl.

After The Situation mocked Snooki's "rolls" on the show last week, he hit close to home. She tearfully announced she once had an eating disorder.

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Kate Moss: Being Thin Beats Eating

Kate Moss: Being Thin Beats Eating

As mottos go, "nothing tastes as good as skinny feels," a Kate Moss quote from her interview with Women's Wear Daily, would be a great one for bulimiaworld.com.

THG NOTE: We made that URL up. At least we haven't checked to see if it's real or not. But admit it, some of you girls were tempted to check it out ... or still are!

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Stephanie Pratt Opens Up About Master Cleanse Diet

Stephanie Pratt Opens Up About Master Cleanse Diet

In an exclusive interview with WooMeTV, Stephanie Pratt of The Hills took a break from her busy schedule of being annoying and doing nothing to come clean to fans (which apparently she has) about her experience with the "master cleanse" diet.

We'd sum it up for you, but Stephanie, who recently opened up about battling bulimia on the cover of Us Weekly, is just so painful to listen to that we sort of tuned out 30 or 40 seconds in. Sorry. We can only endure so much punishment.

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Stephanie Pratt Whines About Fake Eating Disorder

The Hills' Stephanie Pratt is opening up for the first time about hating her body and her terrifying, secret struggle with bulimia. Or so she claims.

Putting on the bikini for the cover of Us Weekly was tough, says the sister of Spencer Pratt, who says that she has been so embarrassed by her body that she hadn't worn a two-piece suit in front of anyone in "over a year."

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Nicole Richie Bikini Photos: Before & After

Nicole Richie Bikini Photos: Before & After

If we've learned anything in two and a half years in this biz, it's that the celebrity news world is chock full of DUI arrests, plastic surgery and best of all, eating disorders. Stars binge and purge - or just starve themselves - like mad.

Well, we're happy to present a rare success story - a young celebrity who, in the not-so-distant past, was fast approaching refugee status, but who has since filled out to the point where she actually looks good in a bikini.

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Anorexic Waifs of a Feather Flock Together

Anorexic Waifs of a Feather Flock Together

Hey, at least they only need one chair and are doing their part to conserve the world's food supply. We should be lauding these skinny celebrities as humanitarians.

Mary-Kate Olsen and Mischa Barton cozied up at the landmark Grand Opening of Atlantis, the Palm Resort, and the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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