Understanding Eating Disorders

Course Cost: 25
Course duration: 2 Hours

This short Understanding Eating Disorders, auto-marked programme will provide you with the knowledge required in order to understand the harmful effects and key issues innate in eating disorders.

This course is useful for general knowledge through gaining an understanding to support others living with an eating disorder. This course provides a great addition to your CV.

This course is also a great introduction to our Level 2 Awareness of Mental Health Problems and Level 2 Nutrition and Health Distance Learning Courses.

Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.

After successfully completing the course, you will receive a certificate of participation in this subject area which can boost career prospects and opportunities in a variety of fields.

Section 1: Types of eating disorders

This section develops learners’ 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.