Josh Feder, MD.
Editor-in-Chief of The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report.
In 2015 at my first Graphic Medicine conference (www.graphicmedicine.org), clinicians and patients spoke about the daily hurt people experience with fat shaming, some to the point of suicidality. It’s one thing to see it but another to fight it. Our interview with Dr. Sarah Nutter helps us combat weight bias.
We all see the impact of antipsychotics on weight. Our clinical update on antipsychotic weight gain can help you be assertive in preventing this common problem. ARFID is relatively new and can be confusing. Our interview with Dr. Jennifer Thomas helps sort it out. In this issue we also speak about bulimia with Dr. James Lock, author of a great book for parents. We also list helpful books and websites for both parents and clinicians
At press time, we have just suffered more school tragedies. If you are evaluating children or teens for risk of violence, these resources might help:
As always, we welcome your feedback.
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