Eating Disorders: What Pediatricians and Parents Should Know




Rebecka Peebles, MD discusses child and adolescent eating disorders at the Maudsley Parents Boston Conference on Adolescent Eating Disorders on September 28, 2012.

Dr. Peebles is an Assistant Professor in the Craig Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also the Medical Director and the Director of Research and Quality of the Eating Disorder Services of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her research focuses on disordered eating in teens of diverse weight ranges, and how the Internet can be used to both help and harm young people as they try to approach a healthy weight. Her most recent work has been funded by the American Heart Association.

More eating disorder resources for pediatricians are available here http://www.maudsleyparents.org/pediatricians.html

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