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Nutrition Issues and Concerns: Eating Disorders
Bright Futures, AAP, 2011
Pages 137–145 provide diagnostic criteria, screening, and assessment tools for children and adolescents.
 
Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Eating Disorders
American Psychiatric Association, 2006 and 2012
This practice guideline provides an overview of eating disorders, including general information on their natural history, course, and epidemiology. It also provides a structured review and synthesis of the evidence that underlies the recommendations for treatment options. In 2012, a supplement was published to review new evidence and highlights salient developments. Additionally, a quick reference guide is also available.
 
Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Eating Disorders
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2015
This Practice Parameter reviews evidence-based practices for the evaluation and treatment of eating disorders in children and adolescents. The Parameter focuses on the phenomenology of eating disorders, comorbidity of eating disorders with other psychiatric and medical disorders, and treatment in children and adolescents.
 
Management of Restrictive Eating Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults
Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, 2015
This position paper clarifies the role of the medical provider in diagnosing and treating eating disorders, proposes an evidence-based method for determining degree of malnutrition, and advocates for standardization of terminology and consistency in the use of terms referring to ideal, expected, or median body weight.
 
Eating Disorders in Adolescents
Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, 2003
This position statement represents a consensus from Adolescent Medicine specialists regarding the diagnosis and management of eating disorders in adolescents. This statement integrates evidence-based medicine, where available.
 
Identification and Management of Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents
American Academy of Pediatrics, 2010
This clinical report includes a discussion of diagnostic criteria and outlines the initial evaluation of the patient with disordered eating. The range of treatment options, including pharmacotherapy, is described in this report.

Online Eating Disorder Screening
National Eating Disorder Association, 2015
NEDA partners with Screening for Mental Health, Inc. (SMH) to provide an online eating disorder screening tool. This website provides people with the option to take a free, anonymous self-assessment to gauge their risk of an eating disorder.
 
 
Anorexia Nervosa
 
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V): Anorexia Nervosa
American Psychiatric Association, 2013
The DSM-V is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The DSM-V: Anorexia Nervosa can be used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders.
 
Refeeding Hypophosphatemia in Hospitalized Adolescents With Anorexia Nervosa
Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, 2014
Refeeding hypophosphatemia in hospitalized adolescents with anorexia nervosa is correlated with degree of malnutrition. Therefore, when initiating nutritional rehabilitation, clinicians should have a heightened awareness of the possibility of refeeding hypophosphatemia in severely malnourished patients

Eating Disorders Guidelines
Headspace, 2004–2014
This list of authoritative guidelines provides evidence-based information about the practical treatment of eating disorders.
 
Eating Disorders Guidance
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, 2015
This resource by NICE, which gives national guidance and advice to improve health and social care,  provides guidance, guidelines, and advice for eating disorders as well as useful pathways to care.
 
 
Binge Eating
 
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V): Binge Eating
American Psychiatric Association, 2013
The DSM-V is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The DSM-V: Binge Eating can be used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders.
 
 
Bulimia Nervosa
 
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V): Bulimia Nervosa
American Psychiatric Association, 2013
The DSM-V is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The DSM-V: Bulimia Nervosa can be used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders.
 


The goal of the AHRQ-funded project, Youth Providers 2.0 (YP2.0), is to improve the use of evidence-based practices among health care providers caring for adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this goal, SAHM will engage in a number of activities using new media to improve the dissemination of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) to health professionals.
 

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