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The Relationship Between Perceived Stress, Unhealthy Eating Behaviors, and Severe Obesity

Course #: 010-702

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Price: $13.50

CE Credit Hours: 1.50 CPEUs

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #138209 approved for 1.5 CPEUs.

CEU Course Description

Stress has been associated with poor eating behaviors and diet quality, as well as high body mass index (BMI).  This CEU course looks at the direct and indirect pathways from perceived stress to severe obesity through eating behaviors and diet quality.

Article Author:  Andrea Richardson, Ph.D., et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

Brooke H. Dekofsky, MPH, RD, CLE, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.


CEU Course Objectives

  1. Investigate the obesogenic eating behaviors that stress has been associated with.
  2. Compare and contrast the three eating behavior constructs.
  3. Examine how cortisol plays a role in weight gain.
  4. Identify the disorder that has been found to have a strong predictor of poor diet quality and high BMI.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 4040, 4090, 5200, 5370

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.3.1 , 8.3.4 , 8.3.6 , 8.3.7

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