Eating disorders are recognized by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a significant problem worldwide. This webinar explores the various types of disorders focusing on the most common types in Australia and other English-speaking nations. The causes, prevalence, and risk factors are presented by classification of an eating disorder. The etiology and recovery processes are paired with actions which can be taken to reduce the incidence of eating disorders.
Dr. Barry L. Jackson,
Ph.D., NCP, NCC, LPC.
Vice President of the Institutul Roman de Osteopathie and Professor of Sciences, Bucharest, Romania. Professor and Director Emeritus of the Drug, Alcohol, and Wellness Network (DAWN) at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Dr Jackson served as a Fulbright Senior Scholar, Specialist in Addictions. His addictions work with university students has been awarded by the United States Senate, The Pennsylvania State Senate, State House of Representatives and the State Governor. As a frequent key speaker and workshop presenter, he has lectured, delivered scientific papers and taught psychology in more than a dozen countries on four continents. In New Zealand, he served as Senior Honorary Research Fellow with the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington. Also, he was an invited lecturer at the Oxford University (UK) Round Table in the summers of 2007 and 2008. Dr Jackson has produced five webinars and published nearly 80 peer-reviewed papers on diverse topics including research methods, suicide, addictions, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders and, psychology and religion. Currently, his research is examining the connection between the psychology of belief and healing miracles.