Where can I find a dietitian who works in mental health?

Where can I find a dietitian who works in mental health? The Behavioral Health Nutrition dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association specializes in working with mental health patients. Some medications can cause weight gain or weight loss or interactions with specific foods. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and...

I am quick to anger, am always tense about something. Could a good diet and exercise program improve these?

I am a 21-year-old college student. I find that I am quick to anger, I am always tense about something. It is almost impossible for me to relax and have a good time. I am always yelling at my boyfriend and sometimes I just feel so incredibly sad. I have always heard that a...

I’ve been depressed since my husband left me and can’t seem to eat.

I have been really depressed lately since my husband left me. I just can't seem to eat. I have been losing weight. I was wondering what I could eat or especially drink that would have a lot of calories for me to gain weight. I have a hard time eating so drinking things is...

My sister is opening a board and care for Alzheimer patients. She needs a menu and cookbook.

My sister is opening a board and care for Alzheimer patients. She has asked me to put together a menu and cookbook to be used in the home (six residents). I thought that there must already be something out there. Can you give any advice and/or suggest titles of existing cookbooks? Don't know of any...

I am taking Nardil for depression understand I can’t eat aged foods.

I'm currently taking Nardil for depression. I understand that I can't eat any aged foods. The question I have is about the "real processed cheese food" available. I realize that this isn't real cheese, so I was wondering if this would be ok to eat. Any help you can give would be greatly appreciated...

Am working with a mental health specialist who asked to research foods that affect your mood.

I am a student dietitian from the UK and I am working with the mental health specialist. She has asked me to research on foods that can affect your mood. So far I have had little success and am writing to ask if you know more about this area of dietetics. I would be...

I’m desperate and think of suicide all the time. I need an efficient, fast diet.

I'm desperate I think of suicide all of the time. I need an efficient and fast food diet. I would suggest that you please immediately call the National Suicide Hotline at 800-273-8255 and your local counseling (psychologist) office. If one is not available today, please talk to a family member or friend that you trust....

I am researching to find out if there is any correlation between prenatal nutrition and mental illness.

I am a Social Service Worker student. I am researching to find out if there is any correlation between prenatal nutrition and mental illnesses (especially schizophrenia) or malnutrition and the later development or treatments of major mental illnesses. So far, I have been able to find only two references, which even remotely address the...

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