Navigation Links
Physical & Mental Health of Women in the Military to be Addressed at 2013 iaedp Symposium
Date:2/5/2013

PEKIN, Ill., Feb. 5,  2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the ban recently lifted on women serving in military combat and women making up 11 percent of the U.S. forces currently serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, the unique challenges facing women in the military has become an important topic of conversation. The 27th annual iaedp (International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals) Symposium, held on March 20-24 at the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort, will feature an exclusive workshop addressing eating disorders, substance abuse and sexual trauma in women in the military.

Military sexual trauma (MST) is a growing problem among military women, and many times it is associated with eating disorders, substance use disorders and/or history of early life trauma. In her workshop, "Women in the Military: Eating Disorders, Substance Abuse and Sexual Trauma," Dr. Kim Dennis will identify the types of MST, challenges to reporting it and barriers to seeking treatment.

The development of eating disorders from MST is a major concern. When identifying and treating eating disorders in the military, Dr. Dennis advises clinicians to have knowledge of the physical demands on the soldier, weight requirements of each branch of service and risk category depending on branch of military. Clinical decision-making upon return to the military requires communication with military case worker and/or chain of command, especially when recommending a patient return with exercise limitations and clear guidelines about protected meal times.  

"Dr. Dennis' presentation really couldn't happen at any better time," said Bonnie Harken , iaedp's Managing Director. "Her experience with those suffering from their military involvement is preeminent in our field."

About iaedp

Since 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals has provided education and training standards to an international and multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions.
iaedp is excited about Lake Las Vegas as the site for iaedp Symposium 2013!
Plan to attend Symposium 2013 on March 21-24. Experience the conference that many of our attendees call "the best eating disorder conference" in the field.  For more information, visit: International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals.

Contact: Susie Lomelino
slomelino@calisepartners.com
214.269.2092


'/>"/>
SOURCE iaedp
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. ATI Physical Therapy Selects Benefitfocus HR InTouch
2. "Back To School" Means Time For Physicals And Vision Screening
3. West Health Institute licenses Kinect-based physical therapy technology to Reflexion Health; West Health Investment Fund makes $4.25 million investment
4. iSALUS Healthcares chairman receives national honors from Samaritans Purse - an international organization providing spiritual and physical aid to victims of war, poverty, natural disaster and disease.
5. Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Substantial Losses Investing in Chelsea Therapeutics International, Ltd. to Contact the Firm
6. Smith & Nephew launches revolutionary open-architecture suture anchor for rotator cuff repair with greater pullout strength than competitors[i]
7. Thomson Reuters Launches New Mobile Oncology Decision Support Solution for R&D Pharmaceutical Leaders
8. Biopharma M&A Trends Hold Steady, But Deals Declined in 2011
9. Foundation for Managed Care Pharmacy (FMCP) Presents Awards for 2012 National P&T Competition and Best Posters
10. Almost 50 Percent of the Glaucoma Patient Population Remains Untreated, Signifying a Vast Market for Glaucoma Pharmaceuticals, Finds Frost & Sullivan
11. International Drug & Explosives Detection Company IDenta Corp. Releases Information to OTC markets.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/12/2016)... , Feb. 12, 2016  Apellis Pharmaceuticals, ... a $47.1 million Series D preferred stock ... Management, Hillhouse Capital Group and venBio Global ... Investments, AJU IB Investment, and Epidarex Capital. The ... to further advance clinical trials in the ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... 2016 Stem cells are primitive cells found ... and the capacity to differentiate into mature cell types ... the first mouse embryonic stem cells were derived from ... that the first culturing of embryonic stem cells from ... produced until 2006 As a result of these discoveries, ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... 11, 2016  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced ... jobs throughout Western New York . ... SUNY Polytechnic Institute, includes a major expansion of Athenex,s ... Buffalo , as well as the creation ... Dunkirk . The combined projects are ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Miami Dental Specialists is excited to ... Miami dental office. Beginning in January, Miami Dental Specialists will offer the non-metal implants ... the first office to be chosen by the dental implant manufacturer, Straumann, to bring ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Nearly every health website and ... These articles generally list between five and 15 foods that should be consumed ... one of these lists and believes that nutritious eye healthy foods are extremely ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... , ... February 12, 2016 , ... A lot has ... 35 years. A president has access to health and wellness resources most Americans could ... world, no single individual has a schedule as frenetic as the U.S. President. ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... 12, 2016 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of ... he says are the real facts surrounding all those Bible stories. For generations families ... school teachers, and Yisrayl says there is more to these than just mere “stories”. ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Dignity Health named Dr. Scott Bingham the Facility Medical Director ... facility is licensed under Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital , which opened last ... will ensure our new freestanding emergency room delivers the highest quality care to Mesa ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):