Emerging Eating Pathologies: What and Why

Course Description:

This presentation will review the important evolution in clinical presentations of eating pathology in recent times and how new presentation of eating disorders are important to recognize and manage adequately. We will review highlights of ARFID, EDDMT1, and Atypical Anorexia Nervosa. Also, will discuss some of the other emerging eating disorder syndromes that do not have formal diagnostic criteria, including some of those based on medical comorbidities. Finally, some possible causes of why this shift in clinical presentations will be discussed

Learning Objectives:

  1. After this presentation, attendees will be able to recognize how varied clinical presentations of eating pathology has accelerated in the last few decades.
  2. After this presentation attendees will be able to discuss features of ARFID and Atypical Anorexia Nervosa that are different than traditional eating disorders
  3. After this presentation, attendees will be able to broaden how they define stress and its impact on human.

Ovidio Bermudez, M.D.

Ovidio Bermudez, M.D. is the Senior Medical Director of Child & Adolescent Services, Chief Clinical Education Officer and Executive Ambassador for Eating Recovery and affiliates. He holds academic appointments as Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine and University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He is Board certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Dr. Bermudez is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, the Academy for Eating Disorders, and the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals. He is Past Chairman and currently Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors of the National Eating Disorders Association, CoFounder of the Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee and Cofounder of the Oklahoma Eating Disorders Association. He is a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist and training supervisor by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals.

Our conference is being rescheduled for August 13-14,2021. Read full statementhere
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