Management of eating disorders

 

Professor Gerald Russell explores the issues surrounding the diagnosis and management of Eating Disorders. Outlining the different kinds of eating disorders that occur he also highlights the limitations of current classifications. He explores how psychiatrists make diagnoses and the factors that may make a diagnosis difficult. He goes on to discuss the important steps to take when planning the treatment and effective management of Eating Disorders.


 

Date published: 1 April 2008

Audio running time: 32 minutes

Credits: 0.5

 

Learning outcomes

 

By the end of this podcast you should be able to:

 

  • define the different kinds of eating disorders
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  • appreciate the limitations of current classifications
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  • understand the factors that can make a diagnosis difficult
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  • know the important steps to take when planning treatment and effective management of Eating Disorders.

 

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Please note: This podcast was recorded in 2008. Please be aware that some of the material covered and/or guidance may have changed.
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