St. Louis, Missouri (PressExposure) May 20, 2011 -- Dr. Mark Schwartz, Clinical Co-Director of Castlewood, an established residential eating disorder treatment center, is one of the speakers at the Annual Conference of the Multi-service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA) to be held this year on May 20 and 21. The venue of the conference is the Sheraton Hotel in Needham, Massachusetts. The conference would look into the complex medical, social, and cultural attributes of eating disorder cases.
More about Dr. Mark Schwartz
Dr. Mark Schwartz is internationally recognized for his contributions in a number of clinical fields such as the treatment of intimacy disorders, sexual trauma, marital and sexual dysfunction, eating disorders, and sexual compulsivity. Apart from being a licensed psychologist, he is an adjunct professor in the Psychiatry department at St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is the author of "Sex and Gender," and "Sexual Abuse and Eating Disorders and Sexual Compulsive Behavior" as well as various book chapters and articles.
Treatments Offered at Castlewood
At present, Castlewood is providing:
Anorexia nervosa treatment
Therapeutic care for other eating disorders
Through the center's participation at the conference, Castlewood would be hoping to get more people to know about its various solutions so that it can extend help to a greater number of desperate eating disorder sufferers.
The MEDA conference is being held to enable participants to:
Learn how they can use collaborative techniques to efficiently handle patient cases
Comprehend the most modern medical, nutritional, and psychological developments in eating disorder treatment
Distinguish between the distinct treatment requirements of susceptible populations that are suffering because of the eating disorder