Eating Disorders: Separating Fact From Fiction

Introduction Across America, some 30 million people are suffering from an eating disorder (ED) at any time1. Contrary to common portrayals in the media, eating disorders affect all ethnicities, economic groups, and genders2. EDs are not merely a “skin-deep” illness,...

America’s Silent Epidemic: Suicide

Suicide is a complex and tragic social and epidemiological problem that affects all strata of American society. Unfortunately, data from the National Vital Statistics system indicates that suicide rates in the US are rising for both males and females1. The recession...