Eating Disorders More Common in Males Than Realized

Eating disorders more common in males than realized
To better understand how symptoms of eating disorders might be linked to obesity, drug use and depression in males, Field and her colleagues reviewed responses to questionnaires completed as part of the Growing Up Today Study. Teens responded to … Read more on PR Newswire (press release)

Want to keep people out of the hospital? Make sure they have a place to live.
That study found that placing homeless people with chronic illnesses in supportive housing reduces emergency department visits, residential substance abuse treatment, hospital inpatient admissions and nursing home use. Researchers also observed average … Read more on Washington Post (blog)

Mental health patients 'need help'
And because in-patient treatment – because we are trying to care for more youngsters in the community – the specialist units become more specialist and it's not right for a child, for example with an eating disorder, to be put into an in-patient unit … Read more on Health Service Journal