Have you ever thought of eating disorders with disdain, belittled them as a fad, a “phase”, or deemed them as a lifestyle choice? If yes, you are among many who overlook these serious disorders with potentially life-threatening outcomes as “frivolous.”
Our featured article for the month discusses the leading efforts to uncover the causes and potential treatments for illnesses like treatment-resistant depression, suicidality, and other mental illnesses.
It discusses how Craig Kramer’s personal experience with his daughter ‘s attempted suicide showed him the sorry state of affairs for eating disorder patients in terms of diagnosis, prognosis, inadequate insurance coverage, and beyond.
How, through his efforts and the efforts of other Johnson & Johnson leaders, the J&J Global Campaign for Mental Health was initiated as a part of Neuroscience External Affairs at Janssen Research & Development, LLC.
Kamana Misra, PhD (Founding Editor)
Smita Thakker Varia, PhD
Doranelly Koltchev, PhD
Section Editorial Board
Gender Forum Science Spotlight
Editors Joan Bennett, PhD Helene Hill, PhD
Elaine Zundl Constance Jeffery, PhD
Assistant Editors Natalie Batmanian, PhD Srabasti Dutta, PhD
Jillian W. Freund, PhD
Chemical Matters Clinical Corner
Editors Patricia Weber, PhD Nazish Huq
Assistant Editors Surabhi Garimella, PhD Adana Davis
Tech Insights Medical Affairs
Editors Deanne Taylor, PhD Lillian Kirk
Assistant Editors Sharon Sibilia, PhD Paula Bistak