An Eating Disorders Resource for: Community and Welfare Workers

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This manual outlines methods to assist community and welfare workers to prevent Eating Disorders, and to identify, intervene, and support individuals diagnosed with an Eating Disorders. Risk factors and early warning signs are discussed, with action pathways for individuals believed to be at risk. The importance of and methods to engage individuals with Eating Disorders are described, along with suggestions of initial intervention strategies and how to provide support

AuthorO'Dwyer, V
JournalThe Eating Disorders Foundation of Victoria
Year2005

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