Developing and implementing a comprehensive program for children and adolescents with eating disorders

Maria M. Cummings, David Waller, Celeste Johnson, Katie Bradley, Dana Leatherwood, Cathie E. Guzzetta

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Topic: Treatment of eating disorders in children and adolescents across a continuum of care. Purpose: To describe the development and implementation of a comprehensive pilot program for children and adolescents with eating disorders. Sources: Published literature and clinical experience. Conclusions: The pilot program to provide comprehensive care to children and adolescents has been successful. As of November 2000, the inpatient modal eating disorder census has been 4 (highest = 10, lowest = 1). With the focus on prevention and early intervention, the multidisciplinary team continues to educate the public and providers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)167-178
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2001



  • Child and adolescent eating disorder
  • Comprehensive eating disorder program
  • Psychiatric nursing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Phychiatric Mental Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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