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We hold that the teaching of psychiatry employs information derived from one or several of these perspectives. Each method of reasoning emphasizes a different set of theories and observations, and good teachers of psychiatry should be able to identify and explicate them. By outlining these perspectives our aim is to bring structural and conceptual coherence to psychiatric teaching and to illuminate issues that are often left vague and implicit. These methods of reasoning produce a foundation for thought over psychiatric matters and encourage collaborative efforts with disciplines ranging from molecular genetics to anthropology.

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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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