Total CE Credit Hours: 1.25
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103131
About the Course:
Research into psychotherapy for binge-eating disorder (BED) has focused mainly on cognitive behavioural therapies, but efficacy, failure to abstain, and dropout rates continue to be problematic. The experience of negative emotions is among the most accurate predictors for the occurrence of binge eating episodes in BED, suggesting benefits to exploring psychological treatments with a more specific focus on the role of emotion. The present study aimed to explore the feasibility of individual emotion-focused therapy (EFT) as a treatment for BED by examining the outcomes of a pilot randomised wait-list controlled trial.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, The Feasibility of Emotion-Focused Therapy for Binge-Eating Disorder: A Pilot Randomised Wait-List Control Trial created by Kevin Glisenti, Ph.D. , Esben Strodl, Ph.D. , Robert King, Ph.D., and Leslie Greenberg, Ph.D. in 2021.
Publication Date:Journal of Eating Disorders, 9 (1), 1-15 Jan 2021
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Define binge-eating disorder (BED).
- Summarize the treatment research to date for BED.
- Describe emotion-focused therapy (EFT).
- Recognize the general results of the current study, in particular, the treatment's effect on objective binge episodes and days.
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