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Eating disorders are considered a public health problem and have the highest morbidity and mortality rates among psychiatric disorders. Most clinicians and health care providers will encounter clients with these diagnoses, yet care giving this complex population requires a multidisciplinary team approach, specific knowledge and an understanding of etiology and co-morbid conditions
Dr. Linda Mintle, a native of St. Joseph, Michigan, is the Chair of Behavioral Health at Liberty University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM). She received her Ph.D. in Urban Health and Clinical Psychology from Old Dominion University, a Master’s degree in Social Work and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Communications, both from Western Michigan University. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a national speaker and bestselling author with 19 book titles currently published as well as numerous articles and text book chapters. She is the host of The Dr. Linda Mintle radio show, a national conference speaker, a national blogger for BeliefNet and appears regularly as a national news consultant for various networks on issues related to mental health.