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Is Anorexia Nervosa an Anxiety Disorder? Leveraging Multimodal Exploration of Eating Pathology to Delineate Potential Mechanistic Intervention Targets

Sasha Gorrell, PhD
Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify signs and symptoms of eating disorders in youth
  • Synthesize ideas relating to the overlap of eating disorders and anxiety disorders
  • Gain a basic understanding of the neurobiological bases of eating disorder symptoms
  • Delineate specific anxiety-related mechanisms that may inform future eating disorder research and treatment efforts


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended only for behavioral/mental health professionals and clinical providers.

Continuing education (CE) credit is available for physicians, psychologists, nurses, LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, and pharmacists who participate in this activity.

Event Details

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