Archives for July, 2009

Addiction

Risk Factors for Disordered Eating

A new research effort has identified factors that may increase the risk of eating disorders among overweight teens. Eating disorders for extreme weight control include self-induced vomiting, the use...
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Brain and Behavior

Medical Risks Associated With Bipolar

An extensive analysis of insurance claims data underscores the additional medical complications that may arise among individuals with bipolar disease. The new study demonstrated that patients with a bipolar...
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Advocacy and Policy

Take Time To Improve Mood

Economic distress and a worrisome debate on health care have left many with a determined attitude to work harder and, unsurprisingly, a grim mood. New research suggests taking time...
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Advocacy and Policy

Misdiagnosis of Depression

A disturbing new research study suggests primary care physicians continue to have problems diagnosing depression. In the English study, a meta-analysis of more than 50,000 patients showed physicians have...
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