102009: Course and predictors of maternal eating disorders in the postpartum period

Volume 46, Issue 4

About the Course:

Pregnancy and childbirth are major life events accompanied by profound biological, social, and psychological changes. The presence of an eating disorder in this period may negatively affect the pregnancy (e.g., weight gain), delivery (e.g., caesarean section, preterm delivery) or offspring (e.g., birth weight).
This course will investigate predictors of eating disorders in the postpartum period.


Wiley Interscience Journal, International Journal of Eating Disorders

Publication Date:

May 2013


Cecilie Knoph, MA; Ann Von Holle, MS; Stephanie Zerwas, PhD; Leila Torgersen, PhD; Kristian Tambs, PhD; Camilla Stoltenberg, MD, PhD; Cynthia M Bulik, PhD; Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud, MD, PhD

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for midwifes, psychologist and others who seek knowledge about eating disorders in the postpartum period.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the course of AN, BN and BED in the postpartum period.

  2. Describe the postpartum course of BED with a pregnancy onset.

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