Courses Details

NUTR621 Eating Disorders Prevention & Treatment

  • Graduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 2 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Sonneville, Kendrin
  • Offered every year
  • Last offered Fall 2016
  • Undergraduates are allowed to enroll in this course.
  • Course Goals: This course is designed to introduce students to eating disorders using a public health framework. By critically discussing both seminal and cutting-edge papers, students will develop a thorough understanding of eating disorder diagnoses and the epidemiology eating disorders, including risk factors and outcomes/prognosis Students will examine primary, secondary, and tertiary approaches to eating disorders prevention and will be exposed to topics relevant to public health, including integrating obesity and eating disorders prevention.
  • Competencies: • Understand the public health impact of eating disorders and related questions • Synthesize and interpret the scientific literature on eating disorders • Develop a basic understanding of tertiary prevention of eating disorders, including common treatment modalities