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Public Perception of Eating Disorders

Dr. David Herzog, Harvard Emeritus Professor and internationally recognized authority on eating disorders, interviews with UF Psychiatry to answer the question, “How would you address public perception that eating disorders are not a disease or an addiction?”.

Dr David Herzog

Ethnicity and Differential Access to Care for Eating Disorder Symptoms

A prevailing, yet unsubstantiated clinical stereotype has conventionally associated eating disorders with privileged Caucasian girls of Anglo and European descent. The National Eating Disorders Screening Program dataset offered an opportunity to investigate (1) whether there are disparities in access to care between ethnic minority women compared with non-ethnic minority women for eating disorder symptoms and concerns and (2) whether patient-specific help-seeking factors or clinician factors have an impact on ethnic disparities in access to care for eating disorder symptoms. 329 more words

Dr David Herzog

Family Engagement and Philanthropy in a Graduate School of Psychology

Mental illness touches all of us. Rarely does a day pass without news that highlights the need for quality mental health services across our society. One way to help is to increase graduate training opportunities for aspiring psychologists. 783 more words

Dr David Herzog

Family Engagement and Philanthropy in a Graduate School of Psychology

Mental illness touches all of us. Rarely does a day pass without news that highlights the need for quality mental health services across our society. One way to help is to increase graduate training opportunities for aspiring psychologists. 783 more words

Dr David Herzog

Study of Gay Brothers Shows Genes Influence Male Homosexuality

CHICAGO (AP) - A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men’s chances of being homosexual, but the results aren’t strong enough to prove it. 457 more words

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Admission Requirements

In order to apply to Harvard Medical School you must have graduated from an accredited school and have taken (and passed) biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics before. 59 more words