Title: Knowledge, Attitudes and Challenges of Healthcare Professionals Managing People With Eating Disorders: A Literature Review
year: 2017
Journal: Arch Psychiatr Nurs
Volume: 31
Issue: 1
Pages: 125-136
date: Feb
ISSN: 1532-8228 (Electronic);0883-9417 (Linking)
Article Number: 28104050
Keywords: Age Factors;Attitude of Health Personnel;Feeding and Eating Disorders/*therapy;*Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice;Health Personnel/*psychology;Humans;Sex Factors
Abstract: This review consolidates findings regarding knowledge and attitudes of healthcare professionals, together with challenges faced while caring for patients with eating disorders. A rigorous and systematic approach was taken to identify 21 articles, which include 12 quantitative, 7 qualitative, and 2 mixed-method papers. Healthcare professionals' knowledge and attitudes toward patients with eating disorders will be discussed, while identifying if factors like age, gender, work experience or profession have an impact on these two variables. Challenges faced during care provision will also be examined. Methodological limitations and knowledge gaps from these articles will be discussed, together with implications of this review.
Notes: Seah, Xin Yi;Tham, Xiang Cong;Kamaruzaman, Netty Ryanie;Yobas, Piyanee Klainin;eng;Review;2017/01/21 06:00;Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2017 Feb;31(1):125-136. doi: 10.1016/j.apnu.2016.09.002. Epub 2016 Sep 7.
URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28104050
URI: https://open-access.imh.com.sg/handle/123456789/5173
Authors Address: Singapore General Hospital, Singapore. Electronic address: seahxinyi65@gmail.com.;Institute of Mental Health, Buangkok Green Medical Park, Singapore. Electronic address: tham.xiangcong@gmail.com.;Singapore General Hospital, Singapore. Electronic address: netty.ryanie.kamaruzaman@sgh.com.sg.;Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Clinical Research Centre (MD 11), Singapore. Electronic address: piyanee_yobas@nuhs.edu.sg.
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