101518: Maintenance Factors for Persistence of Bulimic Pathology

About the Course:

This article characterizes the natural course of bulimia nervosa and identifies potential maintenance factors that predict persistence of bulimic pathology in or to advance knowledge of processes that perpetuate this eating disturbance and permit the design of more efficacious treatments.

Journal/Publisher:

Wiley

Publication Date:

Vol 42 (March, 2009)

Authors

Cara Bohon; Eric Stice

About the Authors:

Cara Bohon is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the University of Oregon.

Eric Stice is a senior research scientist at Oregon Research Institute in Eugene, Oregon.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the diagnosis and treament of eating disorders. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels, of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the importance of identifying empirically supported maintenance factors.

  2. Identify maintenance factors for binge eating and compensatory behaviors.

  3. Understand the importance of developing treatment interventions that target maintenance factors.

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