Webinar: Effectively Diagnosing and Treating Eating Disorders

Wednesday, April 24 @ 12pm ET

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Dr. David J. Alperovitz Shares the Truth About Anorexia, Bulimia, and Related Disorders

People with eating disorders struggle to maintain healthy relationships with food and their bodies. That’s a fact, and so too is this: conditions such as anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), while treatable, can be life threatening if unaddressed.

But what about the notion that eating disorders are a lifestyle choice? That is simply not true. It’s a myth, as is the false belief that only girls and women develop these conditions. Unfortunately, myths such as these create confusion and can even keep people from getting treatment.

So, how can someone concerned about disordered eating—their own or a loved one’s—learn to separate fact from fiction when it comes to understanding when and how to seek help? And what are the options for effective treatment?

In this previously recorded session, David J. Alperovitz, PsyD, provides an overview of eating disorders, shares tips for recognizing key warning signs, and answers audience questions about how anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and ARFID are diagnosed and treated.

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Where

Harvard Medical School
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

Audience

  • Academics and policymakers
  • Tech professionals and data scientists
  • Health professionals and patient advocates
  • Entrepreneurs and investors

David J. Alperovitz, PsyD

David J. Alperovitz, PsyD, has over 25 years of experience working at McLean Hospital, primarily with individuals with OCD, eating disorders, trauma histories, and dissociative symptoms. He joined the staff at McLean’s OCD Institute as a behavioral therapist in 2018 and is currently the program director of McLean’s Klarman Eating Disorders Center.

Dr. Alperovitz is an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and has maintained a private practice treating adolescents and adults for close to 20 years.

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Physicians and Doctoral-Level Professionals

$525

Other Professionals and Trainees

$425

Optional Pre-Conference Workshop

$1350

Agenda

  • Monday

    Mon

    April 13, 2020

    04/13
  • Tuesday

    Tues

    April 14, 2020

    04/14
  • Wednesday

    Wed

    April 15, 2020

    04/15

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