Friday's Progress Notes - March 7, 2003
Mental Health Information - Vol. 7 Issue 4
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1. Diagnosis of eating disorders
2. Diagnosis and treatment of bulimia
3. Battling eating disorders
4. Health effects of teen dieting
5. Curbing the sharing of starvation tips among patients
6. Binge eating disorder
7. Treatment of binge eating disorder
8. Eating disorders and the family
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Eating disorders are common psychiatric disorders and present major challenges for health care providers. Today's newsletter provides resources on the diagnosis and treatment of anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder.
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1. AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN
Treatment Guideline for Eating Disorders
Eating disorders, particularly anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, are significant causes of morbidity and mortality among adolescent females and young women.
Eating Disorders: Bulimia
Topics include clinical information and assessment, differentials, treatment, and follow-up. (Free site registration required to access this article.)
3. EMPOWERED PARENTS
Battling an Eating Disorder
The most lethal of all the metal health disorders, bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa are extremely hard to recognize.
Psychologic and Physiologic Effects of Dieting in Adolescents
The paper reviews the potential adverse physiologic and psychosocial consequences associated with teen dieting. (Free Medscape registration required to access this article.)
5. MONITOR ON PSYCHOLOGY
Partners in Illness: Patients Trading Thinness Tips
Treatment facilities work to curb the sharing of starvation tips among patients.
Binge Eating Disorder
Binge eating disorder appears to be associated with exposure to risk factors for psychiatric disorder and for obesity.
7. MONITOR ON PSYCHOLOGY
Binge-Eating Disorder: What's the Best Treatment?
Researchers debate whether psychological or weight issues should be treated first.
8. KCTS PRODUCTIONS
Perfect Illusions: Eating Disorders and the Family
This documentary focuses on the role of the family in the evolution and treatment of and recovery from eating disorders.
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