First U.S. Perinatal Psychiatry Clinic Opens–But We Need MORE

This week at the University of North Carolina, a new clinic opened to provide mental health treatment for new and expectant mothers. And I don’t know if I should consider it a sign of colossal progress or failure. Let me explain. On Monday, UNC’s Center for Women’s Mood Disorders launched as the first free-standing, inpatient […]

Anorexia, 138 Years Ago

On the final day of Women’s History Month, let’ s take a moment to remember Miss A, the first woman medically diagnosed with anorexia, and the pioneering doctor who used her case to challenge the era’s prevailing presumption that eating disorders were simply a mark of an hysterical woman. On October 24, 1873, esteemed English […]