BACKGROUND The resumption of menses (ROM) is considered an important clinical marker in weight restoration for patients with anorexia nervosa (AN). The purpose of this study was to examine ROM in relation to expected body weight (EBW) and psychosocial markers in adolescents with AN. METHODS We conducted a retrospective chart review at The University of… (More)
OBJECTIVE To synthesise qualitative studies that explore prescribers' perceived barriers and enablers to minimising potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) chronically prescribed in adults. DESIGN A qualitative systematic review was undertaken by searching PubMed, EMBASE, Scopus, PsycINFO, CINAHL and INFORMIT from inception to March 2014, combined… (More)
44 of 70 employees attended 7 biweekly sessions during the lunch hour. Assessments of health risk and biometric measurements showed improvement at posttest on exercise, stress awareness, and systolic blood pressure.
Considered signs of decreased welfare--abnormal behaviors such as self-injury and self-abuse among nonhuman primates housed in the laboratory--may put into question the validity and reliability of scientific research using these animals as models. Providing environmental enrichment decreases the incidence of some undesirable behaviors but is often… (More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined physician residents' and fellows' knowledge of eating disorders and their attitudes toward patients with eating disorders. METHODS Eighty physicians across disciplines completed a survey. The response rate for this survey across disciplines was 64.5 %. RESULTS Participants demonstrated limited knowledge of eating disorders… (More)
BACKGROUND Family-based treatment is an efficacious treatment available for adolescents with anorexia nervosa. Yet the implementation of this treatment, at least in the United States, is challenging due to a limited number of trained family-based treatment therapists and the concentration of these therapists in a limited number of urban centers. The use of… (More)
Acknowledgments The Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) gratefully acknowledges the support and commitment of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). BBI was initiated and has been sustained through SAMHSA's leadership. The Building Bridges Initiative would like to acknowledge the sustaining support of Magellan Health Services,… (More)