Knowledge of and attitudes towards eating disorders of undergraduate nutrition majors at three Colorado universities
Eating disorders are potentially deadly conditions. RDs who are knowledgeable about eating disorders can have a positive impact in eating disorder treatment. They can also contribute by recognizing symptoms of eating disordered behavior in clients and bringing awareness of the issue to the public through education on the differences between healthy and disordered eating. The question addressed in this research is: Are the Didactic Programs in Dietetics at three Colorado universities adequately preparing students, intent on becoming RDs, for encounters with patients with eating disorders? In ...
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