Many of the important developments in recent years are reflected in this expanded volume such as the basic science of appetite control, the discovery of leptin and the knowledge about the neurotramsmitters involved in eating.
An invaluable review of scientific knowledge and approaches to treatment of eating disorders from anorexia nervosa to obesity.
* Covers basic concepts and science, clinical considerations of definition and assessment, and treatment approaches
* Focuses on newer developments in research and treatment
* Reflects evidence-based approaches to treatment as a guide to best practice
* Includes many new chapters and authors who represent the most authoritative scientists and clinicians worldwide
Bethany Jacobs in ‘Eating Disorders’ sits down and pens critical information in relation to this problem and how to deal with it.
If you have an eating disorder, this is a must read!
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.
Whatever aspect of your child's eating behaviour is causing you concern, this book will help you understand some of the more common reasons why problems arise, and will give you advice on what you and others can do to manage the situation.
Written by two experienced clinicians, this new edition of Eating Disorders: A Parents' Guide is dedicated to clarifying the subject of eating disorders. Combining an accessible and straightforward introduction to the subject with practical advice, this book represents the first step towards recognising, understanding and dealing with the problem.
Case-studies are used to help parents understand their children's experiences of this complex and challenging subject and sensitive advice is offered on a range of issues, including:
how to identify a complete range of eating difficulties
how to approach specific problems
where to seek help and treatment.
This book will be welcomed by anyone who is concerned about the eating habits of their children and will be invaluable to professionals working with those suffering from eating disorders.