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Archives for Eating Disorders

Children & Teens

Scoliosis and Body Image

There are many things that lead to a negative or distorted body image. One that I have found very little research on is the effect of deformities on body image. This can include countless medical conditions and complications caused by accidents such as burns,...
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Eating Disorders

The Sociocultural History of Eating Disorders

February 22–28 is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Learn more at  Eating disorders are a major public health issue in the US. They are the deadliest of any mental illness. But their causes are hard to pin down. Eating disorders are complex psychosocialbiological illnesses...
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Research Updates in Psychiatry

ANTIPSYCHOTICS Off-Label Use of Antipsychotics Effective for Some Indications Over the past decade or so, atypical antipsychotic use has exploded, for both FDA approved indications and off-label treatments. A recent meta-analysis examined the efficacy (when compared to placebo), comparative effectiveness (when compared to another...
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