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Obesity or eating disorders

Obesity and eating disorders are part of a range of weight-related problems. These problems include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, anorexic and bulimic behaviors, unhealthy dieting practices, binge eating disorder, and obesity. Depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders are associated with both eating disorders and obesity.


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Services and Programs

  • Family Outreach Center
    Disability-specific programs associated with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and other organizations at Vanderbilt provide a broad range of treatment, research, technical assistance, education, and outreach services.

StudyFinder - Participate in a study related to Obesity or eating disorders

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Video, Podcast and Images

  • Brain Activation in Response to Visual Food Cues in Children

    January 8, 2014
    Developmental Disabilities Grand Rounds
    Ronald Cowan, Ph.D., M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Radiology & Radiological Sciences; Director, Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program; Scientific Director, Vanderbilt Addiction Center

  • Pediatric Obesity: Diabetes Prevention in the Latino Population
    Shari Barkin, M.D., M.S.H.S., Marian Wright Edelman Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Division of General Pediatrics, presented at the Developmental Disability Grand Rounds, a monthly grand rounds series for clinicians, researchers, trainees, and students, on Wednesday, February 3, 2010.

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