How Common are Psychological Disorders Associated with Feeding Disorders


Picky EaterA new study ties picky eating (or selective eating) in preschoolers to psychological problems including anxiety, depression, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

The study, is led by Duke University researcher Nancy Zucker, and surveys 917 children aged 2 to 6 and can be found in “PEDIATRICS Digest”; August 3, 2015: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2015/07/28/peds.2014-2386

As a therapist how often do you see these feeding disorders associated with psychological symptoms?? What are your thoughts and experiences?

Practical Strategies for Treating Complex Pediatric Feeding Disorders: Treating the Whole Child with Polly Tarbell does discuss some of these problems.
October 2-3, 2015 – Glenview, IL
November 20-21, 2015 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Please visit this page to see all our feeding courses:
http://www.educationresourcesinc.com/pediatric-feeding-ceu-courses

 

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