November 1, 2019 at 11:50 pm

Psychology Colloquium | A New Approach to Eating-Disorder Classification, Nov. 1

Kelsie Forbush, portrait

Dr. Kelsie Forbush

The Ohio university Psychology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Kelsie Forbush on “A New Approach to Eating-disorder Classification: Using Empirical Methods to Delineate Diagnostic Dimensions and Inform Care” on Friday, Nov. 1, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 102.

Forbush completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Iowa under the mentor-ship of Dr. David Watson (now at the University of Notre Dame). She completed her internship training at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Pittsburgh, PA, under the supervision and mentor-ship of Dr. Jennifer Wildes.

Forbush has experience treating outpatients and inpatients with eating disorders, as well as experience working with individuals suffering from mood, anxiety, substance use, and personality disorders. Her research program is designed to clarify the reasons for diagnostic co-morbidity among eating, mood, and anxiety disorders, and to explicate the internal structure of eating pathology through scale development and assessment

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