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

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$118.95

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

Bob Palmer

ISBN: 978-1-118-60670-4 August 2014 Wiley-Blackwell 304 Pages

Description

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
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