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Etiology of Eating Disorders

Precis: The high relapse and mortality rates of eating disorders, specifically anorexia nervosa, have provoked great amounts of research into treatment. Recently, genome wide association studies (GWAS) have found exciting evidence of genetic and metabolic predispositions. These new insights may … Continue reading

V&V PAPER — Social Organizations as a Path to Self-control: Does Religious Participation Promote Character Development?

Editor’s Note: “Does religious participation have benefits for character development? For most of American history this question would have seemed foolish. Most Americans would have responded that religious participation was essential for character development. Today, however, the value of religion is … Continue reading