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Working With Disorders of Body Image: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals - Revised

Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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No book to buy Duration: 3 hours
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Course Summary

Body image is a complex issue with behavioral and interpersonal consequences of body image concerns. This course will explore Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity and provide a framework for treatment of these problems. This revised course includes updated information on BI and DSM-5 classifications.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Defining Body Image
  • Body Image Disturbance
  • Body Image Development
  • Assessment of Body Image
  • DSM-5 and Body Image
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Multi-Determined Nature of BDD
  • Therapeutic Interventions for BDD
  • Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity
  • Multi-Determined Nature of Eating Disorders
  • Treatment of Body Image Disturbance

Learning Objectives

  • Defining body image
  • Discuss the continuum of body image disturbance
  • List common tools for assessment
  • Discuss DSM-5 disorders related to body image
  • Describe approaches to the treatment of body image

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