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Assessment of Eating Disorders

Author: James E. Mitchell, Carol B. Peterson

Course Created: 2007

Practice Level: Intermediate

Book Required Duration: 7 hours
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Course Summary

Assessment of Eating Disorders covers the diagnosis and assessment of the spectrum of eating disorders. The topics covered include the diagnostic interview as well as structured, semistructured, and self-report measures. Also covered are medical, nutritional, and family assessments.

Course Format

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Course Syllabus

  1. Diagnostic Issues
  2. The Classification of Eating Disorders
  3. Conducting the Diagnostic Interview
  4. A Standardized Database
  5. Structured Instruments
  6. Self-Report Measures
  7. Medical Assessment
  8. Nutritional Assessment
  9. Family Assessment
  10. Assessment of Body Image Disturbance
  11. Ecological Momentary Assessment
  12. Treatment Planning

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the diagnostic criteria for the various eating disorders.
  • Describe the diagnostic interview.
  • Explain self-report measures.
  • Describe family assessment.
  • Explain assessment of body image disturbance.


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