101840: Compulsive Exercise: The Role of Personality, Psychological Morbidity, and Disordered Eating

Volume 44, Issue 7

About the Course:

Compulsive exercise has been closely linked with eating disorders, and has been widely reported in both clinical and nonclinical settings. It has been shown to have a negative impact on eating disorder treatment and outcome. However, the risk factors for compulsive exercise have not been examined. This study aimed to provide a first step in identifying potential cross-sectional predictors of compulsive exercise.

Journal/Publisher:

Wiley Interscience Journal, International Journal of Eating Disorders

Publication Date:

November 2011

Authors

Huw Goodwin; Emma Haycraft; Anne-Marie Willis; Caroline Meyer

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for the following professionals who seek knowledge about compulsive exercise as it relates to eating disorders: Clinical Psychologists/Therapists, Physiotherapists, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define compulsive exercise.

  2. Describe one method for assessing compulsive exercise.

  3. Discuss the key correlates of compulsive exercise in adolescents.

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