Mental Health

Calls for better research after USPSTF issues recommendation statement against routine eating disorder screening

April 13, 2022

The recent recommendation statement from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) that routine screening for eating disorders aren’t needed for teenagers with normal growth and weight was met with displeasure by experts in the field.

An interview with Dana Suskind, MD, author of Parent Nation: Unlocking Every Child's Potential, Fulfilling Society's Promise

March 30, 2022

Dana Suskind, founder and co-director of the TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health, Director of the Pediatric Cochlear Implant Program, and professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Chicago in Illinois, discusses her new book, published by Dutton/Penguin, focused on how parents can raise children who are well-developed in their cognitive and socioemotional skills.

How to tell if your patient has an eating disorder

March 22, 2022

At the 43rd National Conference on Pediatric Health Care for pediatric nurse practitioners in Dallas Texas, 2 clinicians shared their insights on how primary care providers can screen, diagnose, and treat eating disorders in children and adolescents.