Eating disorders

  • Dr. Dasha Nicholls

    In Conversation… Eating Disorders with Dr. Dasha Nicholls

    In this podcast, Dr. Dasha Nicholls talks about eating and feeding disorders in children and young people.

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  • Risk of serious harm to self, and others

    Risk of serious harm, to self and others, is an important topic to discuss. When should we be concerned, and what can we do? With the rise in the prevalence of mental health difficulties in children and young people, there is an increasing need to recognise the range and degree of risks presented by young […]

    Event type
    Conference
    Location
    Southampton
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  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder with Dr Bruce Clarke and Dr Amita Jassi

    Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a common, yet typically under-recognised and challenging to treat condition. Dr Bruce Clarke and Dr Amita Jassi highlight the common issues clinicians face when assessing and treating BDD and how to overcome these. ACAMH members can now receive a CPD certificate for watching this recorded lecture.

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  • Hetashi Bawa

    Raising Awareness for Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    BDD is not something that clinicians always think of, so what are the symptoms that we should be looking out for and what evidence-based treatments can help relieve the symptoms that people experience?

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  • How can we identify and treat Body Dysmorphic Disorder?

    Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a mental health condition where a person worries about perceived flaws in their appearance — flaws that are unnoticeable to others, or else appear incredibly slight. It affects people of any age but is most prevalent in teenagers and young adults, and although common, it frequently goes unrecognised or misdiagnosed.

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    Eating Disorders

    Research digests on eating disorders from the August 2018 edition of The Bridge, ACAMH’s journal of secondary publication.

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  • Supporting Prepubertal Children with anorexia nervosa – a clinician’s experience

    Five patients under the age of twelve have presented with Anorexia Nervosa in the last six months to our community CAMHS Eating Disorders Team, in the North of England, representing 16% of our average annual caseload.

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  • Eating disorders – Foreword from the Editor

    Welcome to this edition of The Bridge which focuses on eating disorders.

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  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a common, yet typically under-recognised and challenging to treat condition. This talk gives a whistle-stop tour of what BDD is, highlighting the common issues clinicians face when assessing and treating BDD and how to overcome these. We will draw on clinical experience and the evidence-base to help increase knowledge and confidence […]

    Event type
    Twilight Meeting
    Location
    London
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  • Persistent picky eating predicts pervasive developmental disorders in children

    Picky eating — characterized by food refusal, unwillingness to try new foods or eating a limited variety of foods — affects 14-50% preschool children and is often considered by clinicians as a normal phase of child development.

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