Eating Disorders

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Eating Disorders

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How do eating disorders develop? Are some people more susceptible to develop an eating disorder? This short course defines eating disorders, including risk factors, statistics, causes, treatment and the role of social media in influencing eating behaviours.

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Description

Learning outcomes:

  1. Define eating disorders including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Diabulimia and Binge eating disorder
  2. Define orthorexia, disordered eating and effects on physical and mental wellbeing
  3. Identify the role of celebrities and social media influencers on eating behaviours
  4. Refer clients to allied health professionals who specialise in eating disorders
  5. Access resources to assist clients with overeating and emotional eating

This course includes the following topics:

  • Causes of eating disorders
  • Eating disorders defined: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED), Orthorexia
  • Treatment for eating disorders and referral to specialists
  • Celebrities, social media influencers and eating behaviours

This course provides credit for 1 module within the unit Psychology of Nutrition (PON202) in the Nutrition Coach course.

Additional information

Course type

Short course

Delivery method

Online

Nominal hours

15

Assessment method

Multiple Choice, Short answer questionnaire

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