Eating disorders

  • Teacher teaching Teenage Students Wearing Uniform

    Eating Disorders – Pedagogy in practice

    This free Eating Disorders session is exclusively for teachers and school leaders, and Chartered College of Teaching Members. ACAMH is delighted to have teamed up with the Chartered College of Teaching to present these FREE online training series entitled ‘Pedagogy in practice’.

    Event type
    Pedagogy in practice
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • Dr. Dasha Nicholls

    Eating Disorders – Ask The Expert

    FREE ONLINE EVENT FOR TEACHERS. Join Dr. Dasha Nicholls as she shares her knowledge and insights into eating disorders, specifically exploring the signs and impact of disordered eating and guidance on how best to respond.

    Event type
    Teacher Exclusive Event
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • Dr. Dasha Nicholls

    Understanding Eating Disorders

    Around 1.25 million people in the UK suffer from eating disorders. These disorders can cause serious harm, both physically and emotionally, and they have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. Early diagnosis, intervention and treatment is critical.

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  • 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. ACAMH members can now receive a CPD certificate for watching this recorded lecture.

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  • Neurodevelopmental series

    ‘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 disorder image

    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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