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Psy 350 Eating Disorders

In this discussion, you will choose one eating disorder andanalyze the treatment options available for that disorder as well as therationale for their use based on the current understanding of the biologicalaspects of these conditions. Chapters 9 and 10 in your text analyze topics onneurotransmitters, receptors, and neurotransmitter systems, their role infeeding behaviors and satiety, and the impact of the pathology of selectedeating disorders. The “Psychological Treatment of EatingDisorders”, article and the Nutrition and Eating Disordersvideo expand upon these topics to assist your integration of these concepts asapplied to neuropsychological function and dysfunction. Include information onbrain structures, nervous system pathways, neurotransmitters/receptors, andpsychological, genetic, familial, lifestyle, and environmental factors whenanalyzing the etiologic theories. Additional emphasis should be placed onrelating the proposed etiologic mechanism(s) of the disorder and therecommended treatment(s), as well as providing rationale(s) for treatmentsuccess or failure.  Include treatments that are based on psychological,medical, pharmacologic (drug), and other available interventions.

You must use a minimum of one peer-reviewed source that waspublished within the last five years, documented in APA style, as outlined inthe Ashford Writing Center.  Your post should be a minimum of 250 words.You may cite and reference your textbook, required reading and/or multimedia,but these will not fulfill the source requirement.




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