Posted: Jun 20, 2012 at 10:59 PM [Jun 20, 2012]
"Eating Disorders" will be presented on June 26, 2012, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Dr. Carl Christensen, MD, PhD, FACOG, CRMO, ABAM; and Lori Perpich, LLP, MS Clinical Behavioral Psychology; Cognitive Behavior Therapist and EDEN Program Facilitator. This program will examine the evidence that eating disorders are true biopsychosocial diseases, similar to chemical dependency. The program will define various eating disorders and their consequences, explore neurobiological theories of addiction, describe physiological consequences of eating disorders, discuss screening tools, and provide information on treatment options and resources for eating disorders. It will be presented at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center auditorium, at 5305 Elliott Drive in Ypsilanti.
This will be the final program in the 2011 – 2012 Dawn Farm Education Series. The Education Series will resume in September 2012 with an exciting new line-up of programs! All programs are FREE and open to anyone interested. Registration is not required. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series or contact Dawn Farm at 734-485-8725 or firstname.lastname@example.org.