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  • September

    • Mobile Tech and Talk Therapies Strike at the Moment Binge Eating Urges Do

      September 27, 2013

      Two new treatment methods under investigation at Drexel University aim to help people reduce binge-eating behavior. One is a smartphone app designed to alert peopleat times when they are at risk for binge behaviors, among a comprehensive suite of other features. Another treatment is a new, evidence-based approach to small-group behavioral therapy.

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    • Past Weight Loss an Overlooked Factor in Disordered Eating

      September 24, 2013

      Due to a complex and vicious cycle of biological and behavioral factors, dieters and weight loss researchers know, the more weight you’ve lost, the harder it is to keep it off. But eating disorder research has largely overlooked this influence, and Dr.Michael Lowe, a professor of psychology at Drexel University, has published a flurry of research studies showing that needs to change.

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  • July

    • Q&A With Paul Thomas Clements: Talking Tragedy on Roosevelt Boulevard

      July 22, 2013

      Last week, a mother and her four young sons were crossing Roosevelt Boulevard when a speeding car—driven by an alleged drag racer—crashed into the family. The oldest boy, Saa'yon Griffin, was the only survivor. Paul Thomas Clements says that what young survivors and their caregivers need most after a tragic loss is honest communication.

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  • March

    • Grad Profile-Adrienne Juarascio

      March 29, 2013

      Grad student Adrienne Juarscio has devoted her time at Drexel to developing new and more effective treatments for eating disorders. She'll receive a prestigious award in her field this summer in recognition of her work.

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  • January

    • QandA-Christine Nezu

      January 28, 2013

      Drexel's Dr. Christine Nezu shared her thoughts regarding personality disorders and the diagnostic changes currently under review by the American Psychiatric Association.

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