Eating Disorders in Psychiatry – Conversations with Prof Phillipa Hay

Posted on: October 10, 2021
Last Updated: January 20, 2022

Dr. Sanil Rege discusses Eating disorders in Psychiatry with Prof Phillipa Hay. Professor Hay is a leading mental health researcher and Foundation Chair of Mental Health at Western Sydney University (WSU). She is committed to research that results in a better understanding of eating and related disorders to reduce the individual, family, and community burden. Her current research focuses on randomised controlled trials of interventions for anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders, as well as public health and community interventions that will reduce barriers to accessing care.

Aspects covered in the video:

  1. Aetiology and classification of Eating Disorders
  2. Assessment and Management of Eating Disorders
  3. Medical Risks of Eating Disorders
  4. Role of General Practitioners in Eating Disorders
  5. Focus on Psychological Management of Eating Disorders
  6. Future research in Eating Disorders

Read more

  1. Anorexia Nervosa – A Review of Neurobiology, Diagnosis and Management
  2. Binge Eating Disorder 
  3. Binge Eating Disorder – Diagnosis and Management