An article recently featured on the Huffington Post describes a study conducted by Dr. Selby and colleagues. In this study, published in Clinical Psychological Science, they found that maladaptive positive emotions may play a role in Anorexia Nervousa.

Other articles about this study:

US News and World Report: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2014/08/06/pride-over-weight-loss-may-help-drive-anorexia
New York Magazine: http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2014/08/anorexias-positive-emotions-bring-challenges.html
Association for Psychological Science: http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/obsonline/dysregulated-positive-emotions-predict-disordered-eating.html
Rutgers Today:
http://news.rutgers.edu/research-news/anorexia-fueled-pride-about-weight-loss/20140803#.U-DFaFbbcds
WebMD:
http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/eating-disorders/anorexia-nervosa/news/20140806/pride-over-weight-loss-may-help-drive-anorexia
New Jersey Spotlight:
http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/14/08/04/study-good-feelings-about-losing-weight-may-backfire-contribute-to-anorexia/
Medical Daily:
http://www.medicaldaily.com/anorexia-nervosa-often-fueled-positive-emotions-satisfaction-extreme-weight-loss-296430

Counsel and Heal:
http://www.counselheal.com/articles/10724/20140804/pride-tied-to-weight-loss-increases-risk-of-anorexia.htm

Health Canal:
http://www.healthcanal.com/disorders-conditions/eating-disorders/53765-anorexia-fueled-by-pride-about-weight-loss.html

Daily Mail:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2716463/Anorexia-fuelled-PRIDE-Satisfaction-losing-weight-exacerbate-disease-psychologist-claims.html

Design & Trend:
http://www.designntrend.com/articles/17592/20140804/researchers-find-dangerous-relationship-between-pride-and-anorexia.htm

PsychCentral:
http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/08/05/some-take-pride-in-anorexic-weight-loss/73218.html

Headlines and Global News
http://www.hngn.com/articles/38056/20140805/pride-weight-loss-fuels-anorexic-behavior-study-finds.htm

News-Medical.Net
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20140804/Positive-emotions-may-play-exacerbating-role-in-fueling-anorexia-nervosa.aspx

University Herald:
http://www.universityherald.com/articles/10744/20140805/anorexia-may-be-fueled-by-positive-emotions.htm

Science World Report:
http://www.scienceworldreport.com/articles/16427/20140804/anorexia-may-be-encouraged-by-pride.htm