Mental Health

Can high-calorie refeeding process lead to better anorexia outcomes?

October 23, 2020

When treating patients with anorexia nervosa and malnourishment, the current standard of care involves starting with low calories and then advancing with caution. A new investigation examines whether a higher calorie refeeding protocol could be more beneficial to patients with no increase in adverse events.

Watching out for eating disorders in kids and teens

October 04, 2020

Eating may become disordered for some pediatric patients. A presentation at the virtual 2020 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition gives guidance on how to identify and manage eating disorders in pediatrics.

Tool can aid clinicians in discovering and assessing suicidality

October 03, 2020

For children experiencing suicidality, a quick and accurate assessment can mean a world of difference. A presentation at the virtual 2020 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition offers a look at a tool that can help clinicians.