Modelling suicidal behaviours Requirements for constructing a biological model

The requirements for a model in the biological study of suicide are that it is clinically explanatory, biologically correlated, and testable in both clinical and biological studies/,1,) Ideally, it would also be predictive of those at high risk for suicide. Obviously, to be meaningful such a model must account for, or at least be consistent with, the wealth of epidemiological and clinical information available about suicide. Moreover, its component clinical phenomena should have corresponding biological mechanisms that can be studied in a standard biomedical paradigm.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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