Log in to search using one of your social media accounts:

 

Portrayals of Eating Disorders in the Media: To the Bone

I’d like to talk to you about To the Bone, a movie which was released on Netflix this July. To the Bone deals with eating disorders (“EDs”) and has caused quite a stir across social media ever since its trailer was released. Though I won’t go into much detail in this article, note that there will be a few spoilers ahead. You should also note that To the Bone contains potential triggers — as do the heated responses to it on the social media. So check in with yourself regularly, as I ended up needing to do, if you decide to watch the film and participate in those debates afterwards. To the Bone stars Hollywood actress Lily Collins. Collins, herself having struggled with an ED in her teens, plays Ellen, a 20-year-old woman with anorexia. After not making progress with yet another inpatient program, Ellen comes home once again to her stepmother Susan (Carrie Preston) and younger sister Kelly (Liana Liberato). Of Ellen’s original family, we also see her biological mother, Judy (Lili Taylor) later during a family meeting in an inpatient setting, but not her father, who remains mysteriously busy and absent. The drama starts to unfold after Ellen is encouraged to go see Dr. Beckham, a controversial specialist played by Keanu Reeves — yes, you read that right, Keanu Reeves! She eventually joins Dr. Beckham’s residential treatment program, meeting and forming relationships with some of the other patients there, in particular with a young ...
Source: Psych Central - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Addictions Anorexia Binge Eating Bulimia Children and Teens Eating Disorders Healthy Living Treatment Food Addiction Inaccurate Portrayals media Movies Netlfix Personal Growth recovery To the Bone Source Type: news

Related Links:

[Prospective, monocentric, uncontrolled study of efficacy, tolerance and adherence of cyclosporin 0.1 % for severe dry eye syndrome]. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2018 Feb 12;: Authors: Boujnah Y, Mouchel R, El-Chehab H, Dot C, Burillon C, Kocaba V Abstract PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy, tolerability and treatment adherence of Ikervis® (Santen, SAS) (ciclosporine 0.1 %) for first line therapy or following treatment with Restasis® (Allergan, Inc.) (ciclosporine 0.05 %) for severe dry eye syndrome. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A prospective, monocentric, uncontrolled study was conducted betwee...
Source: Journal Francais d Ophtalmologie - Category: Opthalmology Tags: J Fr Ophtalmol Source Type: research
Authors: Brunault P, Ducluzeau PH, Courtois R, Bourbao-Tournois C, Delbachian I, Réveillère C, Ballon N Abstract BACKGROUND: The "food addiction" phenotype identifies a subpopulation of individuals experiencing substance-dependence symptoms toward specific foods. In the current debate on whether the "food addiction" phenotype should be considered as an addictive disorder, assessment of the personality traits associated with this phenotype would provide arguments for or against the "food addiction" phenotype and its inclusion in the "substance-related and addictive di...
Source: Substance Use and Misuse - Category: Addiction Tags: Subst Use Misuse Source Type: research
This study aims to evaluate the efficacy of two different spinal immobilization techniques on cervical spine movement in a simulated prehospital ground transport setting. METHODS: A counterbalanced crossover design was used to evaluate two different spinal immobilization techniques in a standardized environment. Twenty healthy male volunteers (age = 20.9 ± 2.2 yr) underwent ambulance transport from a simulated scene to a simulated emergency department setting in two separate conditions: utilizing traditional spinal immobilization (TSI) and spinal motion restriction (SMR). During both transport scenarios, pa...
Source: Prehospital Emergency Care - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Prehosp Emerg Care Source Type: research
This study showed that CS is superior to placebo and similar to celecoxib in reducing pain and improving function in Kellgren-Lawrence grade 1-3 patients supporting the role of pharmaceutical-grade CS as a potential first-line treatment for the management of patients with mild to moderate knee OA. PMID: 29451036 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Expert Opin Pharmacother Source Type: research
Conclusions This study is relevant to everyday practice for spinal surgical team members and advances our understanding of how surgical teams qualitatively view the current process of patient positioning for spinal surgery. Providers recommended best practices for using the Jackson Table, which can be achieved through standardized practice for transfer of patients, educational tools, and checklists for equipment before patient transfer and positioning. This research has identified several important practice opportunities for improving provider and patient safety in spine surgery.
Source: Journal of Patient Safety - Category: Health Management Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
Conclusions Although the RCA model offers a formal and systematic approach to the review of serious critical incidents in mental health, it is not the model of best fit. Only 65% of recommendations made through RCA reviews are implemented within 12 months.
Source: Journal of Patient Safety - Category: Health Management Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
ABSTRACT AimsTo inform research on the etiology and prevention of substance use among rural African American youth by (a) identifying developmental trajectory classes of cannabis use and heavy drinking across adolescence and young adulthood, and (b) examining associations between trajectory class membership and multiā€level assessments of risk factors. DesignA prospective study spanning nine years with assessments of cannabis use and heavy drinking, the catecholamines epinephrine and norepinephrine, perceived stress, and psychosocial risk factors. SettingRural communities in the southeastern United States. ParticipantsAfr...
Source: Addiction - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Research Report Source Type: research
We report an unusual case of large Brunner's gland hyperplasia in 72-years old man, admitted to hospital for epigastric pain, recurrent vomiting and significantly weight loss. Upper endoscopy showed an obstructive submucosis tumour of the bulb. Abdominal computed tomography scan revealed a circumferential thickening and stenosing mass of the first part of the duodenum leading to severe obstruction. Though pre-operative biopsies were negative, imaging studies and endoscopy were strongly suggestive of malignancy and the patient underwent duodenocephalopancreatectomy. Brunner's gland hyperplasia may have unusual presentation,...
Source: Pathologica - Category: Pathology Tags: Pathologica Source Type: research
Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide
Source: ABC News: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: The ways in which mental health care providers think about suicide and make sense of their experiences affects their perceived abilities to prevent suicide. Educating mental health care providers to transcend the limitations of risk factor approaches to suicide prevention and utilise evidence-based strategies for treating substance use disorders and associated problems, may be important to empower them and make them feel competent in suicide prevention. Empowering people with substance use disorders may help prevent suicide and may require collaboration between mental health care providers and allied professio...
Source: International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract Source Type: research
More News: Addiction | Anorexia | Back Pain | Binge Eating Disorder | Bulimia | Children | Databases & Libraries | Depression | Eating Disorders & Weight Management | Education | Epidemiology | Girls | Men | Pain | Psychiatry | Sports Medicine | Suicide | Universities & Medical Training | Women