Eating disorders: Screening, Identification & Referral Guide

About this resource

Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses with a range of potentially life-threatening medical complications.

This two-page guide can help you identify and assess eating disorders through common physical, behavioural, and psychological symptoms and signs.

 

 

 

AuthorNEDC
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Year2018
Is Free ?Yes

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