Guest Editorial

Eating Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, October 2018, Volume 48 Issue 10
As a psychiatrist who has dedicated his career to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), related conditions, anxiety, and eating disorders, I am…

Case Report

Deliberate Foreign Body Ingestion

Psychiatric Annals, October 2018, Volume 48 Issue 10
A 37-year-old man with a history of schizoaffective disorder, antisocial personality traits, small bowel obstruction, and multiple endoscopies and…

CME Article

Review of Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Psychiatric Annals, October 2018, Volume 48 Issue 10
With the publication of The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition, specific eating disorder diagnoses expanded beyond…

CME Article

Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Co-Occurring Eating Disorders and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Psychiatric Annals, October 2018, Volume 48 Issue 10
This article reviews the considerations for treating co-occurring eating disorders (EDs) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) concurrently. EDs…

CME Article

Neurobiology of Eating Disorders and the Use of Psychotropic Medications

Psychiatric Annals, October 2018, Volume 48 Issue 10
Eating disorders are some of the most challenging and complex disorders encountered in psychiatry. The combination of medical acuity, psychiatric…

CME Article

Medical Complications of Eating Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, October 2018, Volume 48 Issue 10
Eating disorders are complex illnesses that involve both medical and psychiatric morbidity. One cannot treat the individual without taking both into…

Guest Editorial

Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Pediatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 47 Issue 6
This issue of Pediatric Annals addresses the various aspects of care for children and adolescents with eating disorders. When a child or an…

Special Issue Article

Effective Treatment of Pediatric Eating Disorders

Pediatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 47 Issue 6
Eating disorders are prevalent in the pediatric population yet underdiagnosed by pediatric health care professionals. The gold standard of care…

Special Issue Article

Diagnosis and Evaluation of Eating Disorders in the Pediatric Patient

Pediatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 47 Issue 6
Recognizing eating disorders in the pediatric population can be challenging for outpatient providers. With the high prevalence of these disorders in…

Special Issue Article

Medical Complications of Eating Disorders in Pediatric Patients

Pediatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 47 Issue 6
Eating disorders affect millions of children, adolescents, and their families worldwide, and the pediatric primary care provider is often the first…

Special Issue Article

Identifying and Preventing Eating Disorders in Adolescent Patients with Obesity

Pediatric Annals, June 2018, Volume 47 Issue 6
Adolescents with obesity are not immune to developing disordered eating and eating disorders. They most commonly present with atypical or…

In the Journals

Psychiatric diagnoses did not predict teens' weight loss after bariatric surgery

June 1, 2018
Teenagers with severe obesity who undergo laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy frequently have mental health diagnoses, including high rates of anxiety

In the Journals

Poll: 87% of US adults believe children need more mental health support

May 2, 2018
More than four in five American adults report that more mental health care services are needed for children, including greater access to therapy and

In the Journals

1 in 5 teenaged girls participates in unhealthy dieting behaviors

April 17, 2018
More than 20% of teenaged girls exhibited unhealthy dieting behaviors in 2013, compared with slightly more than 10% of teenaged boys, according to…

In the Journals

Disordered eating behaviors linked to future depressive symptoms, bullying

April 11, 2018
Symptoms of disordered eating behavior were associated with later depressive symptoms and bullying in adolescence, according to study results…

Q&A: Recognizing, treating patients with eating disorders

March 2, 2018
Feb. 26 through March 4 is National Eating Disorders Week, a time to put a greater spotlight on conditions such as bulimia nervosa, binge-eating…

In the Journals

Anorexia, bulimia increase risk for criminal behavior

August 21, 2017
Women with eating disorders were significantly more likely to commit crimes, particularly theft, according to recent findings. “Criminality…

Meeting News

Increased awareness of ‘drunkorexia’ needed

June 29, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Although medical professionals may not have heard of “drunkorexia,” they can quickly ascertain if a person is…

Healthy Baby/Healthy Child

Addressing Eating Disorders and Weight Control in Children and Adolescents

Pediatric Annals, May 2017, Volume 46 Issue 5
How often do we look at a patient's body mass index (BMI) and only make a comment if the BMI is above normal in the overweight or obese category? As…

In the Journals

Anorexia diagnosis associated with celiac disease

April 6, 2017
Researchers found a positive association between anorexia nervosa and celiac disease, both before and after celiac diagnosis, in a Swedish nationwide…