Inside iaedp: Eating Disorders in the News July 12, 2010

Eating Disorder Treatment Study: Research Study on Adolescent Eating Disorders, Helping Parents Help Their Children July 2010 – Duke University is conducting a clinical study comparing two therapy strategies that give parents tools to manage their child’s illness. Children will receive medical and nutritional management in addition to weekly therapy sessions.  Read More
 
sad childrenChildren’s hospital screening for PTSD: Badly injured kids who have disorder are being offered treatment, free of charge – By Mary Ann Roser AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF
Published: 10:34 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, 2010 –
Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin is now screening the most severely injured children those who come through the hospital’s trauma center for post-traumatic stress disorder.
Children between the ages of 7 and 17 who show signs of mental or emotional stress are being offered free counseling, the researchers said. The screening and the counseling, both of which require parent and child permission, are part of a study aimed at predicting which children are likely to suffer PTSD, an ailment more often associated with troops traumatized in battle.
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