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Dr Dasha Nicholls

 

Dr Dasha Nicholls, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, is Joint Head of the Feeding and Eating Disorders Service at Great Ormond Street Hospital. She’s also Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Child Health and as well as teaching, has published more than 60 research articles and book chapters.

 

Her clinical work is concerned with feeding and eating disorders in children and adolescents, including avoidant restrictive food intake disorders, early onset eating disorders and child and adolescent obesity.

 

She is Past President of the Academy of Eating Disorders, Chair of the Eating Disorders Faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and has also demonstrated her expertise as Chair of the Junior MARSIPAN group and as a member of the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Clinical Guideline Committee and Expert Reference Group.

Your Questions Answered…

 

Spend some time with Dr Dasha Nicholls, as she passes on her knowledge of eating disorders.
In a series of film clips below, she shares her expertise on the symptoms and treatments of anorexia and binge eating disorder.
Scroll down to see the full list of topics she covers.
Where the questions are also answered by another of our experts, you’ll see their picture. Click on it to visit their page.



 Anorexia

 

Binge Eating Disorder

 

 

 

 

 

  Anorexia

What are the main symptoms?

 

How is it commonly treated?

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How long does recovery take?

Who does it most commonly affect?

 

What can friends and family do?

 

 

What are the physical dangers?​

What is the prognosis?

 

  Binge Eating Disorder

What are the main symptoms?

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What are the physical dangers?

What can friends and family do?

 

 
 
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