Workforce Core Competencies: A competency framework for eating disorders in Australia
About this resource
Workforce core competencies for the safe and effective identification of and response to eating disorders.
This document is an extract from the National Practice Standards for Eating Disorders, published by the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) in 2018, and adapted with training organisations in mind.
This document sets out the workforce core competencies for the safe and effective identification of and response to eating disorders in an Australian context. This includes consideration of the continuum of care for eating disorders from the earliest possible point of identification, through initial response to shared care, evidence-based treatment and recovery support.
This document is recommended for use in mapping and planning of eating disorders professional development and training.
Teriparatide increases bone formation and bone mineral density in adult women with anorexia nervosa.
CONTEXT: Anorexia nervosa (AN), a prevalent psychiatric disorder predominantly affecting women, is characterized by self-induced starvation and low body weight.Read more
Intellectual function in patients with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa
Objective This study aimed to examine cognitive function in individuals with anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN) on the basis of IQ measures, indexes and subtests of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale - Third Edition (WAIS-III).Read more
Prenatal and perinatal factors and risk of eating disorders.
BACKGROUND: Among the most disabling and fatal psychiatric illnesses, eating disorders (EDs) often manifest early in life, which encourages investigations into in utero and perinatal environmental risk factors.Read more
“Holy anorexia”—relevant or relic? Religiosity and anorexia nervosa among Finnish women
Since medieval times, an association between religiosity and anorexia nervosa has been suggested, but few systematic studies exist.Read more