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Understanding Cravings and Emotions - DVD (w/Home-study exam)

Stress, anxiety, depression, dementia, sleep disorders, and a host of medications can wreak havoc on patients' appetite. Cravings for salt, sugar, and fat can easily undermine even the best efforts to manage hypertension, diabetes, and weight. This seminar on Understanding Cravings and Emotions is designed to help Health Professionals gain insight into this complex clinical and social dilemma. Health Professionals will also appreciate practical suggestions for creating healthier routines, using specific foods, meals, and snacks to stabilize mood, and learning how to recognize emotional eating in patients.
$81.00

Learning Objectives

 

  1. Identify areas of the brain related to cravings, habits, and addiction.
  2. Describe why obesity has risen, in most developed countries, over recent decades.
  3. Outline the link—between eating habits and weight gain—to mental disorders and life-threatening diseases.
  4. Explain how diet and nutrition interact with stress, mood, and negative emotions.
  5. Outline the relationships among diet, nutrition, emotional eating, and dental health.
  6. List the causes, signs, treatments, and resources for emotional eating and eating disorders.
  7. Describe, for this course, the implications for dentistry, mental health, and other health professions.
Products specifications
Instructor M. Howard, Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 6
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Explains how personality types, habits, and beliefs inuences behavior and the risk for disease. Discusses how mental disorders such as anxiety and depression aect physical health. Describes how addiction to sweet, fatty, and salty foods promotes obesity. Lists the diets shown to enhance longevity and prevent disease. Lists the causes of improved life expectancy in the United States. Explains how patients can delay or survive the top ten causes of morbidity and mortality. Describes, how the information in this course can be utilized to improve patient care and patient outcomes. Describes, for this course, the implications for dentistry, mental health, nursing, and other health-care professions.