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Eating Disorders in Adolescence: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Recorded: December 20, 2013
Presenter: Steven Crawford, MD, Co-Director, Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt

Eating disorders are the third most common chronic illness among adolescents and have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. As parents and health providers, it's important to be aware of the early warning signs and red flags, many of which are normalized or even applauded within our weight-focused culture. This presentation will review the updated discuss the most up-to-date recommendations for evidence-based treatment for adolescents.