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Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are serious but treatable mental and physical illnesses that may affect people of all genders, ages, races, religions, ethnicities, sexual orientations, body shapes, and weights. In this topic library dedicated to eating disorders we will provide resources to help unfold the nuances between different categories of eating disorders, their etiology, diagnosis and treatment guidelines and current research.

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FDA Guidance Update: Digital Health Devices For Treating Psychiatric Disorders During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

FDA Guidance Update: Digital Health Devices For Treating Psychiatric Disorders During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has played a critical role in protecting the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic and has provided numerous guidance documents to support rapid response efforts. One recent guidance document, “Enforcement Policy for Digital Health Devices For Treating Psychiatric Disorders During the Coronavirus Disease 2019…
The Role Of Trauma & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Eating Disorders, Food Addiction, & Obesity

The Role Of Trauma & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Eating Disorders, Food Addiction, & Obesity

Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, discusses the mechanisms by which early-life trauma becomes biologically embedded in the brain, the high prevalence of trauma history in individuals with eating disorders, food addiction, and obesity, and the importance of a trauma-informed approach in managing these conditions. Featuring: Timothy D. Brewerton,…

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