- Cathy Barr, The Toronto Western Hospital
- Ruth Benca, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Paul Emmelkamp, University of Amsterdam
- Secondo Fassino, Turin University
- Morten Hesse, University of Aarhus
- Ute Lewitzka, Dalhousie University
- Paul Lysaker, VA Medical center
- Nexhmedin Morina, University of Amsterdam
- Frank Neuner, Bielefeld University
- Lon S Schneider, University of Southern California
- Florian Seemüller, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
- Martin Teicher, Harvard Medical School
- Wei Wang, Zhejiang University School of Medicine
- Alice Murray, BioMed Central
A new framework is presented for the development of mental healthcare in Nepal, highlighting the importance of increasing access and demand, guaranteeing a sustainable supply of psychotropic medicine, adequate human resourcing, and ensuring positive family involvement.
Brain responses of women with bulimia only differ from healthy controls when viewing pictures of slim women, not when looking at images of food.
Section Editor Secondo Fassino introduces our new article collection on Treatment Resistance in Eating Disorders, discussing the barriers to successful treatment and the crucial need for more research in this area.
7 in 10 adolescents with a psychiatric disorder report that they suffer from chronic pain, with musculoskeletal pain being most common and girls reporting more instances of pain than boys.
For patients with co-morbid substance use disorders, new findings show cannabis withdrawal symptoms over time match up with those listed in the DSM-5 Symptom Checklist and propose the added symptom of experiencing vivid, unpleasant dreams.
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