Timothy Brewerton, MD, DLFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, CEDS-S combines his 40 plus years of clinical research experience and knowledge of the relevant peer-reviewed scientific data to present a synthesis that supports the major premises of the talk, including the contention that 1) EDs are linked to child maltreatment, other traumas and trauma-related comorbid disorders; 2) integrated treatment strategies that go beyond currently accepted sequential approaches are required to adequately address the complexity of ED presentations, especially in higher levels of care.
- State three findings from research studies on the relationship between eating disorders and PTSD.
- Be familiar with self-report measures and structured interviews used in the assessment of PTSD and dissociative disorders
- Name three basic principles of cognitive processing therapy (CPT).
- Discuss the rationale as to why continuing with traditional single-disorder focused, sequential treatment models that do not prioritize integrated, trauma-focused treatment approaches are short-sighted and often inadvertently perpetuate dangerous multimorbidity.