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Eating Disorders Myths Busted- Myth # 6: Eating Disorders are Benign

BulikNotBenign…#6 So another myth that we need to bust right away is that eating disorders are somehow trivial or benign. They’re not. And this is a slide from a paper that we just published, looking at suicide attempts in Sweden across a variety of eating disorders phenotypes. So, on the far right, this is the […]

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Bipolar Disorder and Creativity (8 of 8)

There have been a number of studies that have shown elevated rates of mood disorders, depression and manic-depression among artists and creative people Cay Jameson and our Johns Hopkins psychiatry faculty has written a book about this, “Touched with Fire”, manic-depressive illness in the artistic temperaments, where she summarizes it out of the research that’s […]

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18. What Happens When Things Go Wrong: Mental Illness, Part I

Professor Paul Bloom: I am extremely pleased to introduce the fourth and final guest lecture of the semester. Professor Susan Nolen-Hoeksema. Susan is a professor in the Department of Psychology and the Director of Graduate Studies. She is well known for her work in clinical psychology and especially her research in depression, the nature and […]

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Tiana & Star’s story – a Genetic Disorders UK / Jeans for Genes Day film

Hello, I’m Tiana and I’m 7 years old. I’ve got a sister called Star and she’s 10 years old. This is a film about me and my sister because we have brittle bones. Brittle bone disease means that you can break your bones easily and it usually hurts. With me, I’ve broken about 7 or […]

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Pathology and Treatment, Animation

polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is a common hormonal disorder affecting about 10% of all women of reproductive age PCOS is diagnosed when at least two of the following symptoms are present: irregular periods due to missed ovulation excess male hormone androgen as evidenced by lab tests or physical signs such as excess facial and […]

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It’s Time to Talk About It: The Brain and Eating Disorders

>>I’d like to welcome you all to this Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Your Child’s Health University lecture on– It’s Time to talk About It: Eating Disorders and the Brain. I’m Nancy Sanchez, I manage Community Health Education programs at Packard Children’s. I’m so pleased that you have chosen to come and join us this evening […]

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The Base-ics of Genetic Disorders: Breakthrough Junior Challenge 2018

Mrs.Johnson I’m so sorry. But your baby has a rare genetic disorder called Trilimbopia. She’ll have three limbs, but she’ll have three eyes. Hang on. Trilimbopia? That’s not real. But what is real is genetic disorders. See, according to the dictionary, A genetic disorder is a disease or condition cause by an absent or defective […]

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