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Medications for Eating Disorders

Medications for Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are the result of a multifaceted overlap of biological, psychological, and social factors.  While psychotherapy can help address the psychological and social aspects of such disorders, pharmacological treatment (i.e. medication) can be useful in...
What is Bulimia?

What is Bulimia?

A Misunderstood DiagnosisI remember learning about bulimia in high school, and holding onto this image of a White female teenager who would run to the bathroom and make herself throw up after eating lunch in the cafeteria.  While this can be a specific case of...
Night Eating Syndrome

Night Eating Syndrome

One of the less well-known eating disorders is night eating syndrome.  This condition is classified in the DSM-5 as an Other Specified Feeding/Eating Disorder, which includes symptoms surrounding food and body image that cause significant distress or functional...
What is Anorexia Nervosa?

What is Anorexia Nervosa?

Anorexia Nervosa is a psychological and potentially fatal eating disorder involving self-starvation, extremely low body weight, and an intense preoccupation with body image. Anorexia does not discriminate across genders (although females are more commonly affected)...

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