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An MHealth Intervention for the Treatment of Patients With an Eating Disorder: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial

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Want to know if mobile health techniques (mHealth) can improve the treatment for patients with eating disorders? Although mHealth techniques are extremely popular, researchers do not yet know if mobile technologies can actually support treatment. The current course aims to assess the clinical efficacy of a combined intervention that includes an mHealth intervention, called TCApp, plus standard face-to-face cognitive behavioural therapy for patients with eating disorders. The findings of this study provide an important advance in the treatment of patients with eating disorders by showing mHealth interventions as complementary tools to regular treatment that may reduce costs and time burden associated with weekly visits of patients to the hospitals.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, An MHealth Intervention for the Treatment of Patients With an Eating Disorder: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial created by Dimitra Tatiana Anastasiadou, PhD, Raquel Linares Bertolin, MBA, and Agostino Brugnera, PhD in 2020.

Publication Date:

May 2020

Course Material Authors

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Dimitra Tatiana Anastasiadou, PhD
Dr. Anastasiadou is a psychologist (Psicologa General Sanitaria) and a researcher with a PhD in Clinical and Health Psychology (International Mention). She has participated in various stays in research centers and hospitals around Europe (Spain, United Kingdom, Italy and Greece). Throughout this time, she has shown a special interest in the field of Eating Disorders, the experience of caregiving and eHealth interventions.
Raquel Linares Bertolin, MBA
Agostino Brugnera, PhD
Agostino Brugnera Post-doctoral researcher at the University of Bergamo (Italy). His work focuses on research methodology, interventions for the treatment of eating disorders and on cardiovascular stress responses.

Recommended For:

This course is appropriate for counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers who work with clients who struggle with eating disorders.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Present the current scientific knowledge on the effectiveness of mHealth interventions as complementary tools to regular treatment for patients with eating disorders.
  2. Discuss the changes in primary and secondary outcomes of the study after the combined intervention through the TCApp application plus standard face-to-face cognitive behavioural therapy for patients with eating disorders.
  3. Identify future research directions to follow-up on these preliminary positive findings regarding the potential of mHealth in reducing future direct and indirect costs associated with eating disorder treatment.


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

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