September 30, 2013
Hunger Pains: Binge-eating disorder linked to lifelong impairments in 12-country study
Professional Counselor Continuing Education ### The analysis for this paper was carried out in conjunction with the World Health Organization World Mental Health (WMH) Survey Initiative. These activities were supported by the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health (R01MH070884) and the Mental Health Burden Study (Contract number HHSN271200700030C) and by a number of government agencies in the other participating countries, as well as by foundations and industry sponsors. This study received supplemental support from Shire Pharmaceuticals. Complete funding information is presented in the published paper. ADDITIONAL CONTACT INFORMATION/ INDEPENDENT INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS Janet Treasure King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry Psychological Medicine, Section of Eating Disorders, UK Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cynthia M. Bulik Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders Department of Psychiatry University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA Email: email@example.com Harvard Medical School has more than 7,500 full-time faculty working in 11 academic departments located at the School's Boston campus or in one of 47 hospital-based clinical departments at 16 Harvard-affiliated teaching hospitals and research institutes. Those affiliates include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Cambridge Health Alliance, Boston Children's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Hebrew Senior Life, Joslin Diabetes Center, Judge Baker Children's Center, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Massachusetts General Hospital, McLean Hospital, Mount Auburn Hospital, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and VA Boston Healthcare System.