Body dysmorphic disorder is an intense preoccupation with an imagined defect in ones physical appearance. It can be a severely impairing disorder and is common among patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Discover the latest research on body dysmorphic disorder here.
Child and adolescent psychiatry encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders in children or adolescents and their families. Find the latest research on child and adolescent psychiatry here.
Eating and feeding disorders are characterized by perturbed eating or eating-related behavior. In children, this can lead to developmental delays. Find the latest research on childhood eating and feeding disorders here.
There is ongoing debate regarding the handling of comorbidity in psychiatric disorders, and determining whether the issue lies with the categorizations of diagnostic conventions or if there is an underlying pathology that links multiple diseases. Understanding how to give the proper diagnosis/diagnoses would allow for optimal management of the patient. Find the latest research on comorbidity in psychiatry here.
Eating disorders-including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and eating disorders that are not otherwise specified, which include binge eating disorder-are challenging health issues. Here is the latest research on eating disorders.