From Across the Desk

  Promoting Diversity, and Newer Areas of Treatment Diversity in eating disorders care. This is a very promising and rapidly growing trend—extending eating disorders care to groups often overlooked in the past.…

A Web-based Program for BN

  The principles of CBT are put to work online. A 12-week online program hopes to reduce binge-eating episodes and compensatory behaviors. “Selfapy for BN,” a randomized, web-based self-help program for people…

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS: Ketamine

Q. Is ketamine ever prescribed for people with eating disorders? A parent of one of my patients asked about this recently. Isn’t this a drug primarily used by veterinarians? (BK, Sacramento, CA) A. Ketamine is…

In The Next Issue

Needed for Terminal AN Patients: Clear Definitions for Ending Treatment Steps to take when a longtime patient wants to opt out of treatment. It is a controversial topic—what to do when your…