Myths vs Realities of Eating Disorders
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Kathryn Pieper, PhD
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Eating disorders present differently in every teen. Teens who look and seem healthy may be secretly suffering from this biologically influenced illness. The Eating Disorder Clinic at Children’s Mercy is fighting Anorexia, Bulimia and related disorders in children and teens using a multidisciplinary perspective by pediatric providers with expertise in treating eating disorders.
Listen in as Clinic Director Katheryn Pieper, PhD, expels some common misconceptions about the disease and discuss how to diagnose and treat it early. Learn how the Children’s Mercy Eating Disorder clinic can help your patients with specialized pediatric providers for the medical, psychological, nutritional, psychiatric and family therapy care for this population.
Smith, Michael and Pieper, Kathryn, "Myths vs Realities of Eating Disorders" (2017). Transformational Pediatrics Podcast. 99.