Eating Disorders Perspective

 
 
  • Are Dementia Drugs Serving This Patient Well? An elderly man with Alzheimer' disease is taking three drugs. Which of these, if any, are good targets for deprescribing?
  • As Players Open Up, the NBA Tackles Mental Health A conversation with sports psychologist Dr Jennifer Carter about how the league is aiming to help its players, and what it might mean for amateur athletes.
  • Seven Practice-Changing Studies You Need to Know: ACG 2019   Dr David Johnson on the cutting-edge science that caught his eye at this year's American College of Gastroenterology meeting, including a study on gastroenterologists' own health.
  • The 'Most Dangerous Eating Disorder': Diabulimia in T1D The vigilance required for glycemic control in type 1 diabetes combined with the quest for normality could be the start of a perfect storm for an eating disorder.
  • Multiple Psych Disorders Genetically Linked -- New Findings   Some psychiatric disorders are frequently observed together. Could they share a genetic link?
  • AACAP 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AACAP 2019
  • Weight Loss App for Kids: Backlash 'Swift and Severe' Dr Jessica Sparks Lilley takes a critical look at the new weight loss app for kids, Kurbo by WW.
  • Why Psychiatrists Need to Screen for Eating Disorders   Drs Drew Ramsey and Deborah Glasofer discuss updates on eating disorders and how to better help patients.
  • The Genetics of Anorexia: A Disorder of Metabolism?   A genome-wide association study of anorexia nervosa suggests that its origins may not be purely psychiatric.
  • Grading America's Drug Culture   'Hope springs eternal, but eons of reality dampen enthusiasm,' says Dr Lundberg.
  • APA 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from APA 2019
  • Vaping for Weight Loss? 5 FAQs At least some of your patients are probably turning to vaping as a way to lose weight. What should you know about it?
  • Endocrinopathies: The New Price of Cancer Treatment With the success of immune checkpoint inhibitors for various cancers came the burden of endocrine immune-related adverse events. Dr Kotwal reviews how to identify and treat these endocrinopathies.
  • How to Take a Headache History Dr Deborah I. Friedman suggests strategies for arriving at a correct diagnosis when taking a headache history.
  • Death Is Not an Acceptable Outcome for Mental Illness   Suicide and mental illness: Dr Jeffrey Lieberman discusses recent events and the need for improved access to treatment.
  • How Our Genomes Shape Psychiatric Symptoms Dr Robert Berezin explores genetic contributions to mental illness and what he feels is a 'unified field theory ' in psychiatry.
  • New Discoveries Take Center Stage at ACG 2018   From novel biopsy methods to data showing gluten-free foods aren't what they appear to be, this year's meeting had practice-changing implications. Dr David Johnson highlights some key studies.
  • Dispelling the Myths About Obesity Is obesity a choice? Are people just lazy or suffering from 'food addiction'? Dr Akshay Jain responds to the results of a recent Medscape poll and says it's time to dispel the myths about obesity.
  • Rare and Unusual Psychiatric Syndromes: A Primer There are several psychiatric illnesses that, although rarely seen in clinical practice, should be identifiable by physicians. Here are just a few.
  • Weight Stigma and Health: Does Self-blame Play a Role? Evidence suggests that some overweight persons blame themselves for their body weight, impeding their ability to make lifestyle changes to improve health.