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Self-Objectification, Socialization Effects, and Disordered Eating

Course #: 06-1061

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CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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CEU Course Description

Research suggests that certain moderators and environments may increase vulnerability to the development of eating disorders and disordered eating.  The purpose of this intermediate level continuing education course, developed using information from the International Journal of Eating Disorders and the Journal of Abnormal Psychology is to evaluate how self-objectification and socialization effects impact disordered eating.  Specific research regarding these constructs is discussed as well as specific moderators and factors that lead to disordered eating.  Additionally, clinical implications are addressed as well as recommendations for further research.

CEU Course Objectives

1. Discuss the prevalence, characteristics, vulnerabilities, and consequences of disordered eating.

2. Evaluate how the complex interplay between biological, physiological, and environmental variables contribute to eating disorders.

3. Define self-objectification and highlight the components of objectification theory.

4. Identify the associations between weight conscious peer groups and disordered eating.

5. Outline study findings pertaining to self-objectification, socialization effects, and disordered eating.

6. Describe clinical implications resulting from the study as well as limitations and recommendations for future research.

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Course Date: 2019-10-01

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