12. Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents

  1. Edilma L. Yearwood PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN,
  2. Geraldine S. Pearson PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN and
  3. Jamesetta A. Newland PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, DPNAP
  1. Janiece DeSocio and
  2. Joan B. Riley

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch12

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

How to Cite

DeSocio, J. and Riley, J. B. (2012) Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents, in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (eds E. L. Yearwood, G. S. Pearson and J. A. Newland), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813807867

Online ISBN: 9781118704660

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • Anorexia nervosa and Bulimia nervosa;
  • Body mass index (BMI);
  • Cardiovascular complications;
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) system;
  • Genetic and neurobiological factors;
  • Primary care practitioners (PCPs);
  • Psychiatric comorbidities;
  • Questionnaire for eating disorder diagnoses (QEDD);
  • Streptococcal infections

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical and Cultural Perspective

  • Onset and Prevalence

  • Course of Illness, Remission, and Recovery

  • Etiology

  • Clinical Picture

  • Medical Complications

  • Psychiatric Comorbidities

  • Continuum of Care and Treatment

  • The Primary Care Practitioner Role in the Diagnosis and Management of Eating Disorders

  • The Role of the PMH-APN in the Diagnosis and Management of Eating Disorders

  • Evidence-Based Treatment for Eating Disorders

  • Exemplary Models of Interdisciplinary Collaboration

  • Case Exemplar

  • Conclusion

  • References