2026: Neurobiological Role of Altered CCK Response in Bulimia Nervosa
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2026:  Neurobiological Role of Altered CCK Response in Bulimia Nervosa

 

This NINR funded clinical research study examined the altered neurobiological responses in bulimia nervosa (BN). Previous research suggested this may be a cause, consequence, or maintenance factor. Findings from this study indicate that during remission from BN responses normalize, in active BN a significant correlation exists between increased responses and urges to vomit, having implications in research, practice and treatment strategies.

 

Speaker: Sandy Hannon-Engel, PhD, RN, CS, PMHNP-BC

 

Disclosures: This presenter has no conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 45 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss a basic understanding of the neurobiological underpinnings of bulimia nervosa.
2. Describe how CCK functioning may be considered a protective or liability factor in the stabilization and recovery process for those suffering with BN.
3. Identify the importance of the results from this study in informing current practice, future research, and the development of treatment strategies.

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must:  Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test.  Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

Originally Presented
Thursday, November 8th
Research Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Release Date: January 11, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire:
December 31, 2014

 

 

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.