Tag Archives: Disorder

Exploring Some Complicated Issues: Body Image, Disorder Eating, and Weight in the Perinatal Period

Body image dissatisfaction is not an uncommon issue among women and is a significant risk factor for eating disorders. It is imperative to address — and ideally prevent — eating disorders, as they have the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric condition and can result in substantial disability (Arcelus et al., 2011).  Over a third… Read More »

Living with bipolar disorder: ‘It is important for people to know that it is possible to have a mostly stable, happy life with this diagnosis’

Niall O’Keeffe is one of 45,000 Irish people living with bipolar disorder. “Bipolar disorder, or manic depression as it used to be known, can affect you in two ways,” he says. “Firstly, you can experience deep depression accompanied sometimes by suicidal ideation, then the polar opposite to that is a euphoric mood where you feel… Read More »

Canadian study fuels theory that Alzheimer’s is auto-immune disorder, opening new treatment options

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health and Wellness Health Canada Using sophisticated lab techniques, the team found strong evidence in Alzheimer’s sufferers of several ‘autoantibodies’ that bind to brain-specific proteins Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: May 14, 2021  •  2 days ago  •  4 minute read  •  54 Comments Finding a treatment for Alzheimer’s… Read More »

Solving major substance use disorder treatment gaps during COVID-19 [PODCAST]

The Podcast by KevinMD | Podcast | May 11, 2021 “As if COVID-19 weren’t bad enough during the pandemic, another public health crisis – substance use disorder (SUD) – has gone from bad to worse, while access to behavioral health services is shrinking. As of September, more than half (52%) of community behavioral health organizations have… Read More »