Eating disorders come in a bunch of new flavors these days. The DSM V (the newest version of the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders) offers an expanded menu, compared to our earlier choices of anorexia, bulemia, binge eating disorder, or the old DSM IV option, NOS (Not Otherwise Specified). The following diagnoses will surprised […]
Author Archive | Dr. Candida Abrahamson, Ph.D.
Charlotte was an energetic, exciting, and dominant woman who loved variety. She chose Charlie, her opposite, as a spouse. Charlie ate the same menu almost every day: two eggs for breakfast, chicken salad for lunch, pasta for dinner. This lack of imagination drove Charlotte nuts. She craved new adventures, new food–never the same thing […]
According to the Bowker Books in Print database (courtesy of the WSJ article “New Ways to Get Kids to Behave”), the number of parenting books published or distributed rose from 2,774 in 2007 to 3,520 in 2011. I’ll bet most folks reading these are not trying to learn to have more fun with their already […]
Justin worked hard to try not to see what was before his eyes. The mileage on Jesse’s car didn’t add up to what it should have if she had been where she had said she was going, and he even, feeling sneaky as he did, once called a friend where Jesse said she was, only […]