Gastrointestinal complications associated with anorexia nervosa
A systematic review
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102227
About the Course:
This article reviews the literature on gastrointestinal problems reported in anorexia nervosa. The article covers how common these complaints are and the evidence for symptom-based treatment. The article also discusses the course of gastrointestinal complaints as they relate to the course of anorexia nervosa. Finally, the prevailing methodologies used to study these phenomena in this population are critiqued.
Mark L. Norris, MD; Megan E. Harrison, MD; Leanna Isserlin, MD; Amy Robinson, MD; Stephen Feder, MD; Margaret Sampson, PhD
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists and social workers who seek knowledge about gastrointestinal complications attributable to anorexia nervosa. It is appropriate for an intermediate to advanced level of participants’ knowledge.
Describe the array of gastrointestinal problems reported in individuals with anorexia nervosa and their features.
Summarize the evidence for treating gastrointestinal complaints using symptom-specific interventions in patients with anorexia nervosa.
Discuss the typical methodologies used to study gastrointestinal complications in patients with anorexia nervosa and the strengths and limitations these studies provide to knowledge in this area.
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