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Margo Maine, PHD, FAED

Margo Maine

Dr. Margo Maine, cofounder of the Maine & Weinstein Specialty Group, is a clinical psychologist who has specialized in eating disorders and related issues for nearly 30 years. Author of : Effective Clinical Treatment of Eating Disorders: The Heart of the Matter, co-edited with William Davis and Jane Shure (Routledge, 2009); The Body Myth: The Pressure on Adult Women to Be Perfect (with Joe Kelly, John Wiley, 2005); Father Hunger: Fathers, Daughters and the Pursuit of Thinness (Gurze, 2004); and Body Wars: Making Peace With Women's Bodies (Gurze, 2000), she is a senior editor of Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention and vice president of the Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy, and Action.A Founding Member and Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders and a member of the Founder's Council and past president of the National Eating Disorders Association, she is a member of the psychiatry departments at the Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital's Mental Health Network and at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, having previously directed their eating disorder programs.

Dr Maine is the 2007 recipient of The Lori Irving Award for Excellence in Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention, given by the National Eating Disorders Association. She lectures nationally and internationally on topics related to the treatment and prevention of eating disorders, female development, and women's health.Dr. Maine devotes much time and energy to addressing federal policy related to eating disorders through her work for the National Eating Disorders Association and the Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy, and Action, chairing the policy section of the FREED Act (Federal Response to Eliminate Eating Disorders), which was introduced into Congress by Representative Patrick Kennedy in February, 2009. She is currently working on her fifth book, Treatment of Eating Disorders: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Pratice, with co-editors, Beth McGilley, PhD, FAED and Doug Bunnell, PhD, FAED, to be published by Elsevier.BFI Summit Continuing Education Faculty Margo Maine, PhD, FAED Official Website

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Online Courses and DVDs

A Perfect Biopsychosocial Storm: Gender, Culture and Eating Disorders

A Perfect Biopsychosocial Storm: Gender, Culture and Eating Disorders

1.5 CEs The single best predictor of risk to develop an eating disorder is simply being born female. In this presentation Margo Maine, PHD covers what does this gender discrepancy tell us about the cultural impact on the etiology of eating psycho...

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Fathers, Daughters and Eating Disorders: What Hurts, Helps and Heals

Fathers, Daughters and Eating Disorders: What Hurts, Helps and Heals

1.5 CEs In his role as “first man” in a girl’s life, a father or stepfather sets the standard for male expectations, exerting a profound impact on his daughter’s body image and vulnerability for eating disorders. This pres...

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The Weight Bearing Years: Eating Disorders and Body image Despair in Adult Women

The Weight Bearing Years: Eating Disorders and Body image Despair in Adult Women

1.5 CEs Contemporary women experience unprecedented pressures, multiple roles and stressors, and unreasonable standards for perfection. The Body Myth falsely promises that control of weight, shape, and eating, will satisfy their needs and appetit...

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