Eating Disorders: Facts About Eating Disorders and the Search for Solutions

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About the Course:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the diagnosis, treatment and research of eating disorders. Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course.
This booklet describes the three main types of eating disorders – anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorders – and reviews treatment strategies known to be most successful in restoring healthy weight and normalizing eating behavior. Latest directions and current findings in research are summarized.


Melissa Spearing and assisted by NIMH Director Steven E. Hyman, M.D., et al.

National Institute of Mental Health Staff

Course Objectives:

  1. to be able to accurately differentiate between categories of eating disorders

  2. to become familiar with successful treatment strategies

  3. to learn more regarding research on eating disorders

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Course Number: 10088
Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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