The Gravity of Weight

The daunting science of weight control.

"What Hath Night to Do with Sleep?" Night Eating Syndrome

The night eating syndrome was first described in the mid-1950s by researcher Albert J. Stunkard, M.D. Now almost 60 years later, clinicians and researchers still cannot agree on whether it is a viable diagnosis to include in the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Diseases (DSM-5). Why not? Read More

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Sylvia R. Karasu, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and senior author of The Gravity of Weight.

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