Eating Disorders and Their Management

  • Skill Level
    intermediate
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    51 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Eating disorders are a group of serious and fatal illnesses that are associated with severe disturbances in eating behaviour. Preoccupation with food, body weight, and shape may signal an eating disorder. This group includes anorexia nervosa (restricted eating), bulimia nervosa (binge-eating followed by purging), and binge-eating disorder (uncontrolled eating). These are thought to be caused due to a complex interaction of genetic, behavioural, psychological, and social factors.read more »»

It is very important to recognize and acknowledge them. Individual or group psychotherapy, nutritional counselling or even medications can help in these conditions. Learn more about the evaluation and management of eating disorders in the course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • Physicians practising Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • What are eating disorders
  • What are the symptoms and signs of eating disorders
  • How to diagnose and manage eating disorders

Instructor

Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


4/5

Dr. Sunitha Premalatha holds a Masters and PhD in Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Service Management, WCC Madras University. She has been guided more than 100 students for dietetic internship as part of their Masters program from National Institute of Nutrition, Osmania University, Padmavathi University, Andhra University and IGNOU students. She has been associated the Member of Indian Dietetic Association and served as an executive member of IDA 2003. Also a Member of Nutrition Society of India. She has been organized the secretary for Indian Dietetic Association National Conference 2003, Hyderabad. She is a guest speaker for various corporate companies like Infosys, Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, Dr Reddy’s, Mylan, TCS, Accenture, HCL, Cognizant, Well’s Fargo, CSC, ADP, ITC Kakatiya etc.

For: intermediates

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