According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), 95% of those who have an eating disorder are between the ages of 12 and 25. Researchers have found that 80% of 13-year-olds have attempted to lose weight.
For this 6-part series, Susan Mengden, PhD, Clinical Director at the Eating Disorder Center at San Antonio, will help parents to understand the following:
- Diagnostic criteria
- Behaviors associated with different types of eating disorders
- Prevalence of co-morbid disorders
- Predisposing factors
- Treatment programs
Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this community presentation on July 15, 2011.
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