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Helping People with Eating Disorders: A Clinical Guide to Assessment and Treatment, 2nd Edition

Helping People with Eating Disorders: A Clinical Guide to Assessment and Treatment, 2nd Edition

Bob Palmer

ISBN: 978-1-118-60669-8

Aug 2014, Wiley-Blackwell

304 pages

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$50.95

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Up-to-date and accessible, the second edition of Helping People with Eating Disorders is a comprehensive guide to understanding, assessing, and treating eating disorders.

  • Focuses on evidence-based practice with references to the latest research and new DSM-V classifications
  • Discusses the types of eating disorders and their causes, reviews treatment methods and their outcomes, and provides guidance on dealing with challenging cases
  • Illustrates concepts and methods using several case studies that run throughout the book, as well as many examples from the author’s clinical work
  • Written in clear and concise language by an expert with over 40 years’ experience in the field

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About the Author vi

Preface to the Second Edition vii

Preface to the First Edition viii

1 What are the Eating Disorders? 1

2 Who Suffers from Eating Disorders? Who Asks for Help? 25

3 What Causes Eating Disorders? 42

4 Thinking about Eating Disorders 70

5 What is Involved in Recovery from Eating Disorder? 84

6 Assessing People with Eating Disorders 93

7 What Helps People with ‘Bulimic Disorders’? 123

8 What Helps People with Anorexia Nervosa? 158

9 Unusual Eating Disorders 202

10 What May Go Wrong? 215

11 The Organising Services for People with Eating Disorders 241

References 260

Index 287