I was always proud to be the designated fat boy in the group. So it was hard to see the gains in losing weight.
Your biggest enemy could be your closest friend in the long run.
I’ve realized that being comfortable in my own skin should be one of the most important things to me.
This week, clinicians, researchers, insurers and patients have a new handbook for diagnosing mental disorders. The DSM-5 (the fifth version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) contains changes that will affect young people specifically, including new guidelines on how to measure and document suicidal behavior in adolescents.
Dr. David Shaffer, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Columbia University, worked on this section of the new manual, and he gave us a little background.