School: When polled, most parents are against starting the school year before Labor Day. Yet many U.S. schools are pushing the start date back earlier and earlier into August. School officials claim the earlier start date is necessary in order to boost student achievement, however there is little research to support this notion.
Psychology: Commonly referred to as a “woman’s disease,” binge-eating is actually almost as common in men as it is in women (11% vs. 7.5%). But with literature and online communities devoted to a near-exclusive female perspective, it can be hard for male binge eaters to find the help they need.
Scholarship: Whereas, research has shown that for most psychological diagnoses in children and adults, psychotherapy is more effective than psychopharmacological treatment. And whereas, the positive results last longer. And whereas, the need for follow-up treatment is reduced. Therefore, the American Psychological Association has issued a resolution.