Sep 26, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HED 384 - Eating Disorders and Body Image as Public Health Issues

Credits: 3

This is an introductory course on eating disorders and body image issues. The course will emphasize a public health perspective, and will include discussion of the following topics: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, purging, binge-eating, obesity, body dysmorphic disorder, muscle dysmorphia, pica, and female athlete triad. Causes, symptoms, related medical issues, high risk populations, screening options, public health interventions, and cross-cultural influences will be examined throughout.



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