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AfterwordA Message Of Hope And Resources

Afterword: A Message Of Hope And Resources  

Barbara O. Rothbaum and Sheila A. M. Rauch

in PTSD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
29 August 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190930370.003.0007
Format: 
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A message of hope As we have discussed throughout this book, we live in a dangerous world, and, unfortunately, about 70 percent of us may encounter a potentially traumatic event ... More
Afterword in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Afterword in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic  

Barbara O. Rothbaum and Sheila A. M. Rauch

in PTSD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
29 August 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190930370.003.0008
Format: 
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As we are going to press with PTSD: What Everyone Needs to Know, we are in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Today there are 1,237,420 confirmed cases globally, 321,762 in the ... More
Are Children Affected by Eating Disorders?

Are Children Affected by Eating Disorders?  

B. Timothy Walsh, Evelyn Attia, and Deborah R. Glasofer

in Eating Disorders: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
08 September 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190926595.003.0007
Format: 
chapter
Unfortunately, being young does not protect kids from developing eating disorders. Research in children suggests that half of young girls and a quarter of young boys report dieting in a ... More
Are There Medications That Are Helpful?

Are There Medications That Are Helpful?  

B. Timothy Walsh, Evelyn Attia, and Deborah R. Glasofer

in Eating Disorders: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
08 September 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190926595.003.0011
Format: 
chapter
Medications are one tool in the eating disorders treatment toolbox. Several different types of medications can be useful, even dramatically so. Sometimes medications are prescribed for ... More
Are There Other Useful Strategies?

Are There Other Useful Strategies?  

B. Timothy Walsh, Evelyn Attia, and Deborah R. Glasofer

in Eating Disorders: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
08 September 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190926595.003.0013
Format: 
chapter
In Chapters 11 and 12, we described treatments reasonably well reported on in the medical and psychological literature; these are usually considered the first-line approaches for treating ... More
Biological Contributions to Depression

Biological Contributions to Depression  

Jonathan Rottenberg

in Depression:

Published in Print: 
03 December 2021
Published Online: 
27 January 2022
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190083151.003.0006
Format: 
chapter
This chapter considers biological aspects of depression, including what it means to state that depression is a chemical imbalance or ... More
Can Eating Disorders Be Prevented?

Can Eating Disorders Be Prevented?  

B. Timothy Walsh, Evelyn Attia, and Deborah R. Glasofer

in Eating Disorders: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
08 September 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190926595.003.0015
Format: 
chapter
Prevention is a holy grail in medicine: The perfect way to deal with any illness is to prevent it from occurring in the first place. This is equally true of eating disorders. All sensible ... More
The
                                Challenge of Defining Depression

The Challenge of Defining Depression  

Jonathan Rottenberg

in Depression:

Published in Print: 
03 December 2021
Published Online: 
27 January 2022
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190083151.003.0001
Format: 
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This chapter grapples with the challenges of defining depression, including challenges that arise from imprecise use of language. ... More
Charting a New Future for Depression

Charting a New Future for Depression  

Jonathan Rottenberg

in Depression:

Published in Print: 
03 December 2021
Published Online: 
27 January 2022
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190083151.003.0016
Format: 
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Although some aspects of depression have improved, depression remains a rampant and misunderstood problem. One major obstacle is ... More
Cognitive NeuroscienceEmerging Knowledge about How the Brain Works as Applied to Eating Disorders

Cognitive Neuroscience: Emerging Knowledge about How the Brain Works as Applied to Eating Disorders  

B. Timothy Walsh, Evelyn Attia, and Deborah R. Glasofer

in Eating Disorders: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
08 September 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190926595.003.0017
Format: 
chapter
Cognitive neuroscience is the name of a field of study with the aim of understanding the biological processes that underlie thinking and behavior, with a specific focus on the ... More
Conclusions and Recommendations

Conclusions and Recommendations  

Stephen P. Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison

in ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 November 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190223809.003.0013
Format: 
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Can America’s Rate of ADHD Diagnoses Continue to Grow? Indeed, it can. Even as, currently, a shocking one in five American boys has been diagnosed with ADHD, we believe this rate ... More
The Consequences of Depression

The Consequences of Depression  

Jonathan Rottenberg

in Depression:

Published in Print: 
03 December 2021
Published Online: 
27 January 2022
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190083151.003.0005
Format: 
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This chapter details how depression affects relationships, careers, and health. It is important to consider the evidence that ... More
Depression Over Time

Depression Over Time  

Jonathan Rottenberg

in Depression:

Published in Print: 
03 December 2021
Published Online: 
27 January 2022
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190083151.003.0009
Format: 
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Depression sufferers and their loved ones commonly ask, “Will this depression end? Will this depression come back later in life?” ... More
Depression Throughout the Life Course

Depression Throughout the Life Course  

Jonathan Rottenberg

in Depression:

Published in Print: 
03 December 2021
Published Online: 
27 January 2022
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190083151.003.0008
Format: 
chapter
Over the life course depression affects different groups of people in different ways. This chapter considers the ways that ... More
Do Eating Disorders Overlap with Other Psychiatric Disorders?

Do Eating Disorders Overlap with Other Psychiatric Disorders?  

B. Timothy Walsh, Evelyn Attia, and Deborah R. Glasofer

in Eating Disorders: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
08 September 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190926595.003.0006
Format: 
chapter
Eating disorders do not occur in a vacuum. They have a high rate of overlap with depression and anxiety and a few other kinds of psychiatric disorders, which we will review in this ... More
Environmental and Psychological Contributions to Depression

Environmental and Psychological Contributions to Depression  

Jonathan Rottenberg

in Depression:

Published in Print: 
03 December 2021
Published Online: 
27 January 2022
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190083151.003.0007
Format: 
chapter
This chapter considers the role of several psychological and environmental factors in depression. One key factor is stressful life ... More
GeneticsEmerging Knowledge About Genetics

Genetics: Emerging Knowledge About Genetics  

B. Timothy Walsh, Evelyn Attia, and Deborah R. Glasofer

in Eating Disorders: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
08 September 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190926595.003.0018
Format: 
chapter
As we described in Chapter 4, eating disorders tend to run in families. One of the reasons for this is that the genes we inherit from our parents contribute to the risk of developing an ... More
How are Children Impacted by Trauma?

How are Children Impacted by Trauma?  

Barbara O. Rothbaum and Sheila A. M. Rauch

in PTSD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
29 August 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190930370.003.0006
Format: 
chapter
Children are not just little adults. Children understand the world differently and have “rules” for the way their world is supposed to work. It can be very difficult for an adult to make ... More
How can Communities help with Hoarding?

How can Communities help with Hoarding?  

Gail Steketee and Christiana Bratiotis

in Hoarding: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
25 November 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190946395.003.0010
Format: 
chapter
Isn’t my home my castle? Throughout most of North America, housekeeping practices and the manner in which someone choses to keep their home are considered private matters. This is ... More
How can family Members and other Methods help with Hoarding?

How can family Members and other Methods help with Hoarding?  

Gail Steketee and Christiana Bratiotis

in Hoarding: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
25 November 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190946395.003.0009
Format: 
chapter
In addition to the treatment methods described in Chapter 7, a few other methods may be helpful for family members and for those who suffer from hoarding symptoms. In considering ... More

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