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The Role Of Trauma And Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Eating Disorders, Food Addiction & Obesity

Webinar | October 1, 2020 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET
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Webinar: The Role Of Trauma & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Eating Disorders, Food Addiction & Obesity

Location: Online Via PsychU.org

Description: Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, an expert in the treatment of eating disorders, will discuss the mechanisms by which early-life trauma becomes biologically embedded in the brain, the high prevalence of trauma history in individuals with eating disorders, food addiction, and obesity, and the importance of a trauma-informed approach in managing these conditions.

 

Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, is a paid consultant for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Heather Davidson, PhD, is a paid employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

 

Please note: Due to high levels of interest, please access this webinar via your computer. Click here to register for the 5:00pm rebroadcast

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Event Speakers

Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP
Featured Speaker

Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, is the Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, where he is also in private practice. He is board-certified in general and child/adolescent psychiatry, as well as in addiction medicine. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders, the former President of the Eating Disorders Research Society, and the author of approximately 160 articles and book chapters.

Heather Davidson, PhD
Moderator

Heather Davidson, PhD, is a Medical Science Liaison for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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