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The Essential Handbook of Eating Disorders

  • ID: 2250995
  • Book
  • 254 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This is a concise paperback version of the authoritative and comprehensiveHandbook of Eating Disorders, Second Edition, focusing on the most practical elements from that volume.  Ideal for the individual practitioner, this selection of chapters concentrates on the main therapeutic approaches in use, including cognitive behavioural treatments, interpersonal psychotherapy, family interventions, dialectical behaviour therapy and drug treatments.

Indispensable for those working in the eating disorders field, such as clinical psychologists, child psychologists, family therapists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, social workers and occupational therapists.   The Essential Handbook of Eating Disorders will also be of interest to researchers, lecturers and those in training in the field.

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About the Editors.



Chapter 1. Concepts of Eating Disorders (Bob Palmer).

Chapter 2. Epidemiology (Daphne van Hoeken, Jacob Seidell and Hans Wijbrand Hoek).

Chapter 3. Cognitive–Behavioural Models (Roz Shafran and Padmal de Silva).

Chapter 4. Medical Complications (Stephen Zipfel, Bernd Löwe and Wolfgang Herzog).

Chapter 5. Family, Burden of Care and Social Consequences (Søren Nielsen and Núria Bará–Carril).

Chapter 6. Treatment Overview (Janet Treasure and Ulrike Schmidt).

Chapter 7. Assessment and Motivation (Janet Treasure and Beatrice Bauer).

Chapter 8. Cognitive–Behavioural Treatments (Glenn Waller and Helen Kennerley).

Chapter 9. Interpersonal Psychotherapy (Denise Wilfley, Rick Stein and Robinson Welch).

Chapter 10. Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (Bob Palmer and Helen Birchall).

Chapter 11. Family Interventions (Ivan Eisler, Daniel le Grange and Eia Asen).

Chapter 12. Drug Treatments (Tijs Bruna and Jaap Fogteloo).

Chapter 13. Day Treatments (Paul Robinson).

Chapter 14. Inpatient Treatment (Anthony Winston and Peter Webster).


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Janet Treasure
Ulrike Schmidt
Eric van Furth
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