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HL5190 - Medical and Physiological Aspects of Eating Disorders

Credits: 3

The focus of the course will be to increase the student’s knowledge of the effects eating disorders have on the body’s medical systems and the physiologic function. Discussion will include diagnostic criteria and a multidisciplinary, integrative approach to assessment and management of each disorder. Emphasis will be placed on the evaluation of each body system, as well as prevention and treatment of medical complications. Prerequisite: CO/HL 5160. Also presented as CO 5190.