Instilling Hope: Brainstorming Eating Disorder Treatment Options in College Counseling Centers Purdue University Counseling & Psychological Services Lisa Werth, LCSW Staff Therapist Jenn Hommerding, MA Predoctoral Intern. Lisa Werth, LCSW, CADACII Staff Therapist
Instilling Hope: Brainstorming Eating Disorder Treatment Options in College Counseling Centers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Lisa Werth, LCSW
Jenn Hommerding, MA
Lisa Werth, LCSW, CADACII Options in College Counseling Centers
Education: Marywood University
Jenn Hommerding, MA
CAPS Predoctoral Intern
Education: MN School of Prof. Psychology
Eating Disorders ConcentrationIntroductions
(Hudson et al., 2007)
A. Refusal to maintain body at or above a minimally normal weight for age and height
B. Intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat even though underweight
C. Disturbance in the way in which one’s body weight or shape is experienced, undue influence of body weight or shape on self-evaluation, or denial of the seriousness of the current low body weight
D. In postmenarcheal females, amenorrhea (absence of at least 3 consecutive menstrual cycles or only following hormone administration)
Subtypes: Restricting or Binge Eating/Purging
Subtypes: Purging and Non-purging type.
A. Preoccupation with an imagined defect in appearance. If a slight physical anomaly is present, the person’s concern is markedly excessive.
B. The preoccupation causes clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.
C. The preoccupation is not better accounted for by another mental disorder (e.g., dissatisfaction with body shape and size in Anorexia Nervosa).
Hudson, J. I., Hiripi, E., Pope, H. G., & Kessler, R. C. (2007) The prevalence and correlates of eating disorders in the national co morbidity survey replication. Biological Psychiatry, 61, 348–358
Strober, M., Freeman, R., & Morrell, W. (1997). The long-term course of severe anorexia nervosa in adolescents: Survival analysis of recovery, relapse, and outcome predictors over 10-15 years in a prospective study. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 22(4), 339-360.
Yager, Z., & O’Dea, J.A. (2008). Prevention programs for body image and eating disorders on university campuses: A review of large controlled interventions. Health Promotion International, 23(2), 173-189.