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The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on this weekend’s passing of professor emeritus of Psychiatry and renowned pioneer in the research and treatment of obesity and eating disorders, Albert J. Stunkard, MD, at the age of 92.
Steven Arnold, MD, director of the Penn Memory Center, spoke with the Philadelphia Inquirer about a new approach to treating Alzheimer's disease that is currently being tested.
Edna Foa, PhD, a professor of Clinical Psychology, was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on the treatment method she developed known as prolonged exposure therapy and its success in treating PTSD in young, sexually abused girls.