Anorexia - Hiran Thabrew

Date Published: 
Monday, June 27, 2016

Dr Hiran Thabrew talks about anorexia nervosa. Hiran is a duel-trained child and adolescent psychiatrist and paediatrician. He is a senior lecturer within the department of psychological medicine at the University of Auckland, and clinician.


  • how to define
  • anorexia in New Zealand
  • anorexia in childhood
  • screening tools
  • risk profiles
  • questions to ask
  • base line investigations
  • when to refer / early interventions
  • patients who are refusing admission to hospital
  • iformation to patients and their family
  • patients in the community
  • psychological interventions that are available
  • factors associated with better outcomes
  • take home messages.



Doctor Hiran Thabrew
Psychiatrist and Paediatrician

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