What you will learn

  • 1

    How Do I Know Whether I Have Anorexia Nervosa?

    • Introduction

    • The symptoms of anorexia nervosa

    • Clinical presentation

    • Some facts about anorexia

    • Measurement

    • SCOFF (pdf version)

    • Eating Disorder Severity Rating Scale (pdf version)

  • 2

    Causes

    • Introduction

    • Rate causes of Anorexia

    • Genetics & anorexia: chicken or egg?

    • Co-morbid problems

    • Changes in your perception of things

    • Additional risk factors

    • Social & cultural factors

    • Connectivity

    • Neural networks and anorexia

  • 3

    Treatments

    • Introduction

    • Rate treatments for Anorexia

    • Case example

    • Medical care & "SSCM"

    • Antidepressant medication

    • Zinc supplementation

    • Rapid-rate transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)

    • Residential & inpatient treatment

    • Lifestyle change

    • Cognitive behavioural therapy & CBT-enhanced psychotherapy

    • Maudsley Model of Anorexia Nervosa Treatment for Adults (MANTRA)

    • Uniting Couples in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa (UCAN)

    • Multidisciplinary treatment

  • 4

    Next Steps

    • What's the next step?

    • References