Anorexia is the 3rd most common chronic illness among adolescents. Research shows that early detection and prompt intervention may prevent as many as two‐thirds of patients from developing a more serious eating disorder. Dr. Sara Buckelew discusses how to identify an eating disorder, early intervention and prevention. Recorded on 11/05/2014. Series: “UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine presents Mini Medical School for the Public” [1/2015] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 28906]
Eating disorders are highly prevalent among the adolescent
population. They are life threatening and require urgent attention.
Daniel Le Grange, UCSF Professor of Psychiatry and of Pediatrics, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, looks at the prevalence and mortality of eating disorders. He discusses inpatient and outpatient treatment and the role of the family. Recorded on 11/12/2014. Series: “UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine presents Mini Medical School for the Public” [2/2015] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 28907]