When treating obesity, psychological issues must not be overlooked. Learning why patients eat can help clinicians improve what patients eat.
Perhaps the patient had a viral infection or metabolic disorder. But her symptoms pointed to something more urgent.
In order to meet diagnostic criteria for generalized anxiety disorder, a patient must worry excessively about everyday problems for at least six months.
After two years of success with a generic antidepressant, the patient’s depressive symptoms made an unwelcome return.