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Members Course of the Month

Each month, APA members have free access to an on-demand CME course on a popular topic.*

February Course of the Month

Food Addiction: A New Substance Use Disorder?

Approximately 14% of adults and 12% of children exhibit clinically significant levels of “food addiction” based on the DSM-5 criteria for substance use disorders. However, “food addiction” is not currently included as a recognized or provisional diagnostic category in the DSM-5. This course will consider the validity of “food addiction,” review evidence of excessive food intake and what it can lead to, discuss the clinical relevance, and more.

Past Members Course of the Month

*Each Members Course of the Month will be available free to members for the duration of the applicable month. The course will continue to be available for a fee after the month expires.

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