Drunkorexia Trend At College

You've heard of "Anorexia," right? Anorexia is an eating disorder where people have this excessive fear of gaining weight so that they severely restrict their food intake, and sometimes exhibit the tendency to purge their food.

Well, new research just released outlines a variation of that behavior called "Drunkorexia," espeically in college students. The main point of drunkorexia is to cut down on calories and instead save them for drinking. Its intent is also to increase a buzz while drinking. Some also deliberately purge during or afterward (daily mail).

This research was just released by the University of Houston which suggests that the behavior is more common that previously thought. Eight in ten students who had at least one heavy night of drinking in the month engaged in drunkorexia behavior. Scary....