Eating Disorders' Prevalence and Consequences
According to the National Eating Disorder Association
(2013), 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from a clinically
significant eating disorder including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge
eating disorder or eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS) at a point
in their lifetime. Eating disorders can result in a wide range of physical and
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Overview
Psychological Reactions to Pain
Pain is an essential biological function that signals damage in the body, prevents further damage by limiting mobility of the affected area and promotes healing. Pain can become chronic as a result of abnormal healing, additional damage or failed medical interventions.
Adolescents and Suicide
Suicidal behavioral is a significant health concern for adolescents. It is the third leading cause of death preceded only by accidents and cancer for ages 10-14, and accidents and homicide for ages 15-19 (Martin et al., 2008).
Obesity in the United States