Neurobiology of Overeating & Food Addiction - DVD - 6 Hours (w/Home-study Exam)

Outlines the homeostatic and hedonic pathways that interact to regulate food consumption. Describes the neurobiology of overeating, altered brain structures and changes in chemical signaling that contribute to impaired food regulation. Outlines the evidence that supports the concept of food addiction, as well as the opposing view. Lists factors that contribute to overeating: genetics, epigenetics, hyperpalatable foods, gut dysbiosis, stress, maternal and early life factors, circadian disruptions, etc. Outlines potential approaches to control overeating: abstinence models, dietary modifications, cognitive therapies, neuromodulation, microbial manipulation and bariatric surgery. Describes how the information in this course can be utilized across the disciplines to improve patient care and outcomes. Describes, for this course, the implications for dentistry, mental health, nursing, pharmacy, occupational and physical therapy treatment goals, and other healthcare professions.
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Learning Objectives

  1. outline the homeostatic and hedonic pathways that interact to regulate food consumption.
  2. describe the neurobiology of overeating, altered brain structures and changes in chemical signaling that contribute to impaired food regulation.
  3. outline the evidence that supports the concept of food addiction, as well as the opposing view.
  4. list factors that contribute to overeating: genetics, epigenetics, hyperpalatable foods, gut dysbiosis, stress, maternal and early life factors, circadian disruptions, etc.
  5. outline potential approaches to control overeating: abstinence models, dietary modifications, cognitive therapies, neuromodulation, microbial manipulation and bariatric surgery.
  6. describe how the information in this course can be utilized across the disciplines to improve patient care and outcomes.
  7. describe, for this course, the implications for dentistry, mental health, nursing, pharmacy, occupational and physical therapy treatment goals, and other healthcare professions.
Instructor G. Willett, Ph.D., R.D.
Contact Hours: 6
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