232014Jun
Exercise Said to Benefit Patients With Depression

Exercise Said to Benefit Patients With Depression

Though an APA practice guideline includes exercise as an adjunct treatment for depression, many physicians are unfamiliar with the prescription of exercise for this disorder. Exercise may do more than keep people physically fit; it may serve as an adjunct treatment to medication for relieving symptoms associated with certain mental illnesses, and researchers from the…

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232014Jun
Body Perception, Eating Disorders Can Differ Among Races

Body Perception, Eating Disorders Can Differ Among Races

African-American women are more likely to be affected by binge eating disorder than anorexia or bulimia, indicating that race may affect the incidence of eating and other psychiatric disorders. While many studies of eating disorders have primarily focused on psychiatric and other factors in Caucasian women, little research has investigated these illnesses in African-American women….

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