Navigation Links
Does your Child or Spouse have an Eating Disorder? If They Did, Would You Know?
Date:9/26/2007

National Eating Disorders Association Conference Oct. 4-6 in San Diego

Offers Families Information, Access to Experts and Advice on how to

Navigate Health Care System

COSMOGirl! Editor Chandra Czape Turner, COSMOGirl Speaker

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 10 million women and one million men suffer from diagnosed eating disorders; many more have symptoms that have yet to be clinically identified and treated. How does one identify an eating disorder? How does a family mobilize to help an affected member and alleviate the tremendous strain on relationships?

These and other questions will be addressed by families and renowned eating disorder professionals at the National Eating Disorder Association's (NEDA) Annual Conference October 4-6 at the Doubletree Hotel Mission Valley in San Diego. Open to the public, the two-day conference will feature programs designed specifically for both families and eating disorder treatment professionals. A special half-day Educators Seminar will take place Thursday, October 4, to provide teachers, administrators and nurses in K-12 schools with information on how to identify students at risk and help them get treatment.

Featured speakers include Chandra Czape Turner, executive editor, COSMOGirl!, who will talk about the role and responsibility of the media to promote a healthy body image among girls and women; Walter H. Kaye, MD, professor of psychiatry, UC San Diego and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and eating disorder expert; Michael Strober, PhD, director, Eating Disorders Program and Adolescent Mood Disorders Program at the Neuropsychiatric Institute at UCLA and Jessica Weiner, motivational speaker, author, and Global Ambassador for the Dove Self-Esteem Fund.

Some of the nearly 40 programs include:

-- My Child has an Eating Disorder: How Can I Help?

-- Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs: The Journey of a Loved One to

Recovery

-- Adult Children with Eating Disorders: The Parents' Role

-- Eating Disorders Do Not Discriminate: Understanding Cultural Factors

-- Promoting Positive Body Image at Every Size for Eating Disorder

Prevention and Treatment

Dr. Walter Kaye of UCSD, who will release new research findings this week demonstrating that the sense of taste in women with anorexia is different from those who don't have the eating disorder, will lead a panel discussion on "What Parents Need to Know: New Understandings on the Causes and Treatments of Eating Disorders" at 2 p.m., Friday, October 5.

For more information on the Conference, a full schedule of programs and how to register, please visit the NEDA website at http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE National Eating Disorder Association
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Antibiotics Dangerous for Diarrhoea in Children Caused by E.Coli
2. Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma
3. General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy
4. Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children
5. Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children
6. Cut down TV and video games and you have less aggressive children.
7. Children suffer the most when parents divorce
8. Half of worlds children are passive smokers - damning disclosure from WHO
9. Antibiotic induces liver damage in children with E.COLI infections.
10. Analgesic abuse - cause for chronic headache in children
11. Cats to protect children from asthma
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... Dr. Charles W. Grimsley’s ... ($15.99, paperback, 9781498497626; $7.99, eBook, 9781498497633) focuses on the treatment of veterans ... and achieve forgiveness, through a progressive journey toward healing. This book will help ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... Inc. Magazine Unveils 36th ... No. 132 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 3,004.8% , NEW YORK, August 16, 2017 ... 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... Momkus McCluskey Roberts LLC recently ... is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Employment Law groups. , Ms. ... of knowledge in matters of employment litigation, commercial litigation and business disputes. Her experience ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... Centrifugation is more than just spinning. ... that we can no longer do without. And just like a car, there are ... , In this webinar, attendees will learn about the most important safety aspects while ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... A recent report indicates that ... industry in 2016 cited deficiencies in data integrity. The FDA outlines their expectations for ... , Presented as part of the Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Virtual Trade ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/2/2017)... and BENTON, Ky. , Aug. 2, 2017   Marshall County ... its environmental services (ES) team to proactively reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). The ... disinfection robot that uses UVC light energy to kill deadly pathogens such as C. ... Tru-D SmartUVC ... Tru-D in action in ...
(Date:8/2/2017)... 2017 CaryRx, a next-generation full-service pharmacy, has announced ... patients in the Washington D.C. metropolitan ... providing delivery of medications through the convenience of its patient-friendly ... delivered within one hour to any location in D.C. ... this invaluable service to Washington D.C. ," says ...
(Date:7/31/2017)... , July 31, 2017  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), ... Michigan by Crain,s Detroit Business ... and public companies by three-year revenue growth. This year,s edition ... To view the complete list, visit crainsdetroit.com/awards/fast_50/2017 ... is an incredible triumph," said Phil Hagerman , CEO ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: