Summer Editorial Board: A Call to Conversation

Summer Editorial Board: A Call to Conversation
Oftentimes, the emergence of eating disorders is related to a need for influence over personal matters. The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders has suggested that 86 percent of women in the U.S. suffer from an eating … Read more on The Dartmouth

Parents worry about provocative clothing aimed at tweens
… referred to research done by the American Psychological Association in 2010, which found that sexualization of girls in clothing and media can have a negative impact on a girl's self-esteem and can also increase the risk of depression and eating … Read more on

Health Matters
9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 17. Memorial University Medical Center. This full-day course gives an overview of reproductive anatomy and physiology and explains the process of labor and delivery in simple, easy-to-understand terms. This class is popular, so … Read more on Savannah Morning News

New patterns found in the genetic relationship of 5 major psychiatric disorders
Next, the group will examine other disorders for which molecular genetic data is accumulating including eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder and drug use disorders. ###. Since 2007, the Cross-Disorder Group of the Psychiatric Genomics … Read more on EurekAlert (press release)

Katie Heimer Speaks About Eating Disorders
Katie Heimer, Community and Education Coordinator at the Multi-service Eating Disorders Association, speaks to Heila Nir of the Wellesley Community Channel a…