Effective Psychiatric Medications for Eating Disorders
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 7, Number 5, May 2009
Heidi W. Ashih, MD, PhD
Because of the dearth of FDA –approved medications for eating disorders, psychotherapy has gradually become the treatment of choice. Nonetheless, clinical trials of off-label uses of various medications have yielded a few impressive results, particularly for bulimia and binge eating disorder.
Heidi W. Ashih, MD
Psychiatry Resident, Cambridge Health Alliance, Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Ashih reports no financial relationships with any commercial companies related to this article