Eating disorders

  • Autism and Eating Disorders – CAMHS Campfire recording

    For this session we welcomed Dr. Francesca Solmi (pic), UCL, and Dr. Lisa Dinkler, Karolinska Institutet to discuss papers on Autism and Eating Disorders.

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    ‘NDC Learning Series’ – Wellbeing, feeding, and sleep

    This is the second of the ‘NDC Learning Series’ aimed at health professionals who come into contact with children and young people who have Neurodevelopmental conditions (NDCs). We are delighted to welcome Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian, Dr. Vicki Ford, and Dr. Charlie Tyack to discuss ‘Wellbeing, feeding, and sleep’. The Chair of this session is Dr. Max Davie.

    Event type
    Special Interest Group (SIG)
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • Dr. Francesca Solmi

    Autism and Eating Disorders – CAMHS around the Campfire

    FREE informal journal club ‘CAMHS around the Campfire’ welcomes Dr. Francesca Solmi, UCL, to discuss her JCPP paper ‘Trajectories of autistic social traits in childhood and adolescence and disordered eating behaviours at age 14 years: A UK general population cohort study’.

    Event type
    Informal Journal Club
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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    Eating Disorders & ARFID in Children and Adolescents; Research, Prevention, Interventions – Judy Dunn Conference 2021

    In most cases, eating disorders start in adolescence, but they are often not picked up until adulthood. However, the earlier treatment starts, the better the long-term outcomes. The 2021 Judy Dunn Conference brings together some of the leading players in the field of Eating Disorders, and will focus on the latest evidence-based research, and implementing proven interventions that deliver results.

    Event type
    2 Day National Conference
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • Dr. Rachel Elvins

    Dr. Rachel Elvins is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital & Salford CAMHS. She is an Associate Editor of CAMH, responsible for the Debates section. 

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  • Dr. Kelly Klump

    Kelly L. Klump, Ph.D., is a MSU Foundation Endowed Professor in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University. She is the Co-Director of the Michigan State University Twin Registry and serves as a Specialist Subject Editor for JCPP.

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  • Are autistic behaviours a trait or a state of anorexia nervosa?

    Anorexia nervosa (AN) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) seem to co-occur more frequently than would be expected by chance.1,2 Yet because most studies investigating the nature of this co-occurrence have used a retrospective design, where the data are prone to recall bias, we don’t know whether the elevation of autistic traits in AN is present from childhood or rather from AN onset.

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    Developments in Eating Disorders Research

    As everyone’s thoughts are dominated by the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and wellbeing, it seems pertinent to start by thinking how people with or at risk of eating disorders may have been affected. Research suggests that the impacts differ according to the type of eating disorder concerns and behaviours.

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  • Nora Trumpeter

    Treatment-seeking for eating disorders among adolescents: Implications for mental health literacy campaigns

    Eating disorders commonly occur during adolescence, however, only a minority (10-25%) of affected adolescents receive appropriate treatment.

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  • ‘OpenHouse on Autism’ – Meal time stress and managing food sensitivities

    Dr. Lucy Sanctuary, Autism specialist with Clinical Partners, eating disorder specialist Dr. Vicki Ford and Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian discover practical ways to address challenges around food.

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