Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013
Center for Discovery, a leader in eating disorder treatment for children, teens and adult women, announced today that Center for Discovery's Southern California Psychiatrist, Dr. Brian Holt, will be presenting at the upcoming Orange County IAEDP event, this Friday, June 21st, 2013. The presentation, titled “The Role of Psychopharmacology in Treating Eating Disorders,” will focus on the treatment of co-occurring disorders common to women and adolescents diagnosed with eating disorders.
The presentation includes a basic overview of the role of psychopharmacology in the treatment and management of adult women and adolescents diagnosed with eating disorders, the major categories of psychopharmacological agents and a review of data regarding the efficacy and side effects of these agents. The presentation is designed to help participants understand the major psychiatric comorbidities associated with eating disorders as well as the major classes of psychopharmacological agents and the major side effects and contraindications for drugs commonly used in treating eating disorders. In addition, Dr. Holt will provide information on the prevalence and importance of addressing substance abuse issues when diagnosed concurrently with an eating disorder.
About Center for Discovery
With eating disorder treatment centers throughout the United States, Center for Discovery is a nationally recognized leader in eating disorder residential treatment centers for children, adolescents and adult women. Center for Discovery provides clinically sophisticated eating disorder treatment to assist clients in learning the indispensable, practical skills necessary for lasting change and long term eating disorder recovery. Center for Discovery locations are specialized treatment centers helping clients with treatment for eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder. Center for Discovery locations are fully licensed by the state and JCAHO accredited.
For more information about Center for Discovery eating disorder treatment programs for teens and women, contact Alexia Mowry at 562-881-9886 or alexia.mowry(at)centerfordiscovery(dot)com or visit http://www.centerfordiscovery.com.