Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, discusses the mechanisms by which early-life trauma becomes biologically embedded in the brain, the high prevalence of trauma history in individuals with eating disorders, food addiction, and obesity, and the importance of a trauma-informed approach in managing these conditions.
• Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP
Affiliate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina
• Heather Davidson, PhD
Medical Science Liaison, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.
Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, is the Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, where he is also in private practice. He is board-certified in general, child/adolescent, and forensic psychiatry, as well as in addiction medicine. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders, the former President of the Eating Disorders Research Society, and the author of approximately 160 articles and book chapters.
Heather Davidson, PhD, is a Medical Science Liaison with Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.
Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP is a paid consultant of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.
Heather Davidson, PhD is a paid employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.
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