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Eating Disorders: An Information Pack for General Practitioners

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Information pack 66 pages

This information pack for general practitioners provides information on Eating Disorders, including common presentations (physical and psychological features), screening advice, diagnostic critiera, and guidance on assessment, management, and referral. The information pack includes a five-question screening tool that has been found to reliably identify individuals with an Eating Disorder. Signs to be aware of during physical and related (historical, psychiatric, social, and behavioural) assessment are reported and suggestions of methods to monitor physical status are provided.

Mental Health Community Organisation Funding Program, Queensland Health and by the Queensland Divisions of General Practice
The Eating Disorders Association of QLD
Eating Disorders Association of QLD
12 Chatsworth Road, Greenslopes, QLD, 4120
07 3394 3661
07 3394 3663

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