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  • A substantial portion of the 8 million Americans who struggle with binge eating are men, but many refuse to seek treatment due to shame, stigma and the fact that much of the literature is “female-centric.”
  • Mental health professionals are identifying the “warning behaviors” of people who fall into high-risk groups for committing acts of mass violence so they can intervene before these individuals potentially take action.
  • For college-age students, appearance is more important than health when it comes to taking care of their bodies.
  • The Mayo Clinic announced that U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is currently being treated for bipolar disorder.
  • As a way to enhance their social status, researchers found that some individuals develop an overconfident, cocky self-perception.

Heather Rudow is a staff writer for Counseling Today. Email her at hrudow@counseling.org.