Psychiatric Times Presents Special Coverage on Treatment of Eating Disorders
NORWALK, Conn., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times, a leading online community for mental health professionals, presented up-to-date reporting by leaders in the field of eating disorders. Among the materials presented during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week:
-- Understanding Anorexia Nervosa: Series Editor, Walter Kaye, MD, Director of the Eating Disorders Program and Professor in the department of psychiatry at UCSD, discusses the clinical challenges in treating anorexia nervosa, the psychiatric illness with the highest mortality rate over any other. -- Novel Research in the Neuropsychiatry of Anorexia Nervosa: Psychiatry is making progress in understanding what happens before and during the illness and how this behavior can be explained. -- An Overview of Eating Disorders: In this podcast, experts discuss symptoms, diagnostic criteria, and medical complications of eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. -- Deep Brain Stimulation in Chronic and Severe Anorexia Nervosa: More recently, the rationale for the use of DBS in anorexia nervosa derives from several sources. -- The Treatment of Adolescent Eating Disorders: Recent efforts are beginning to provide clinicians with some clear treatment guidelines for medically unstable adolescents with anorexia nervosa.
Psychiatric Times is the country’s leading psychiatric publication and regularly publishes content on key issues in mental health and telepsychiatry.
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