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Residual Eating Disorder Symptoms and Clinical Features in Remitted and Recovered Eating Disorder Patients

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In this course, you will learn about remission and recovery in eating disorders (EDs). More specifically you will learn about how such terms are used and vary in definition in the scientific literature and how such definitions are linked to the presence of residual ED symptoms in patients who are considered remitted or recovered. Moreover, you will learn about the different areas of functioning that are impaired in ED patients after treatment despite apparent remission. Finally you will learn about how remission definitions may benefit from the addition of other indicators.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Residual Eating Disorder Symptoms and Clinical Features in Remitted and Recovered Eating Disorder Patients created by Dr. Elena Tomba, PhD and Dr. Elisabetta Crocetti, PhD in 2019.

Publication Date:

June 9, 2019

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Dr. Elena Tomba, PhD
Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology and Associate Editor for the Journal Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics published by Karger (IF 2018= 13.74). Elena has been working in the treatment of patients with mood and anxiety disorders by cognitive behavioral therapy at the Affective Disorders Program at the Department of Psychology. She has authored more than fifty scientific products, including peer reviewed papers and book chapters. Her research interests combining clinical assessment (clinimetrics) with biological variables. Increasing psychological well-being by psychotherapeutic methods is also one of her clinical and research pursuits. Elena has been involved in interventions based on WBT for promoting resilience and psychological well-being in educational settings and with patients with cyclothymic disorder. More recently with her group of research, she is focusing her research interests in the assessment and treatment of patients with eating disorders.
Dr. Elisabetta Crocetti, PhD
Dr. Crocetti is an Associate Professor in social psychology at the Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy. Her primary scholarly interest concerns the processes of identity formation in adolescence and emerging adulthood.

Course Creator

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for mental health and eating disorder professionals who are interested in scientific literature that is linked to the presence of residual ED symptoms. This course is intended for an intermediate to advanced level of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Explain how remission and recovery from eating disorders are currently defined
  2. Describe which residual symptoms are present in remitted ED patients and which other areas of functioning are compromised according to the literature
  3. Discuss the practical implications in assessing ED patients and implications for future definitions of remission and recovery from EDs


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Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

CE Learning Systems, LLC is an independent provider of continuing medical education. CE Learning Systems, LLC has no proprietary or financial interest in medical or healthcare products over which the FDA (USA) or EMA (EU) has regulatory authority.

In accordance with our disclosure policies, CE Learning Systems, LLC is committed to ensuring balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor for all accredited continuing education. These policies include assigning relevance to, and mitigating, all perceived or real conflicts of interest between any individual with control over the content and any ineligible company (commercial interest).

Any individual with control over accredited content, including planner, faculty, and reviewer, is required to globally disclose:

  1. Individual relationship(s) or lack thereof, and its nature, with any/all ineligible company, and
  2. any investigational, off-label, or non-FDA approved content or discussion

CE Learning Systems, LLC has reviewed these disclosures, assigned relevance based on the relationship and scope of content, and identified those with the potential to compromise the goals and educational integrity of the education. Relevant relationships, or lack thereof, are shared with the learner.

Education has been independently peer-reviewed to validate content, mitigate identified conflicts of interest, and ensure:

  1. All recommendations involving clinical medicine is based on evidence that is accepted within the medical profession as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients.
  2. All scientific research referred to, reported, or used in accredited continuing education in support or justification of a patient care recommendation conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.
  3. Content is appropriate, fair and balanced, unbiased, referenced, and non-promotional.

The planners have reported the following: There are no relevant disclosures.

Course Material Authors

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Course Creator: Tyler Gibson
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