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Understanding Eating Disorders (online, short course)


Course Overview

This course is set up into manageable sections. These include:
Section 1: Types of eating disorders
This section will develop your understanding of several eating disorders.
Section 2: Potential causes of eating disorders
This section covers the common causes of eating disorders including psychological, environmental, societal and biological factors.
Section 3: The effects of eating disorders
This section outlines the harmful effects of an eating disorder on the individual, their family and close friends.
Section 4: Management and recovery from eating disorders
This section covers methods through which individuals with an existing eating disorder can manage and recover including medical interventions, public health resources and further treatment options.

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Course Fee
Entry Requirements

No previous knowledge, skills or experience needed.

Course information

You will be assessed through online learning materials and assessment.
You will receive an e-certificate upon completion

This course will take up to 4 hours to complete, Study from anywhere, at any time with an immediate start

The next course can be negotiated, some learners might like complete another online CPD course or complete a full qualification.