2021 • February

Negligence in treating men who display eating disorder (ED) symptomology begins with the history of the criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). For example, in the DSM-IV-TR, to satisfy a diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa (AN), it states that an assigned woman at birth (AWAB) must, “have an absence of three […]

The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy student award competitions include four awards for the best papers submitted on specific topics and two standard awards: Donald K. Freedheim Student Development Paper Award: Best paper on psychotherapy theory, practice, or research Diversity Paper Award: Best paper on issues of diversity in psychotherapy Mathilda B. Canter Education […]

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Psychotherapy research has consistently indicated that the quality of the therapeutic alliance is one of the most reliable predictors of treatment outcomes.  Indeed, clients with a weaker alliance to their therapist tend to make less progress in therapy and/or prematurely dropout.  In a recent study, Nof, Amir, Goldstein, and Zilcha-Mana (2020) attempted to predict the […]

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Baby blues? Postpartum depression? What about postpartum anxiety? Many people have heard of baby blues and postpartum depression while postpartum anxiety seems to be less researched independently or researched in combined with postpartum depression. Even when one searches postpartum anxiety in the search bar on the National Institute of Mental Health website, only resources for […]

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