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Category Archive: Psychopathology Sum-Up

Feb 15 2013

Psychopathology Sum-Up: Bulimia Nervosa

[This is a guest post by Tetyana Pekar] Tetyana is about to defend her MSc in Neuroscience at the University of Toronto. She is passionate about making eating disorder research more accessible to the public. She writes the Science of Eating Disorders blog where she aims to make sense of the latest findings in eating …

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Feb 01 2013

Psychopathology Sum-Up: Types of Antidepressants

Weekly series! As per previous discussion, I will be publishing a big information blog on each Friday. Unfortunately, it’s midterms for me, which means a shorter post for you. Blame the paper(s) and exams and readings and stuff. I promise to be back on schedule next week. Also, I’ve commissioned a post on bulimia from Tetyana, …

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Jan 18 2013

Psychopathology Sum-Up: Specific Phobias

It’s Friday, which means a mental health summary. This post is about so called ‘specific’ phobias, which excludes social phobia. Another Sum-Up will deal with that.  The Overview: Specific phobias are a category of anxiety disorders. (Anxiety disorders also include OCD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder, among others.) Specific phobias are can be …

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Jan 09 2013

Psychopathology Sum-Up: Bipolar Disorder

[Content note: brief discussion of suicide] Weekly series! As per previous discussion, I will be published a big information blog about a specific mental illness on each Friday. I know, today is not Friday. I’m publishing early because I’m excited, and also I want to get lots of feedback. Tell me what I’m not including, …

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