Eating Disorders: A Reference Sourcebook: A Reference Sourcebook

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ABC-CLIO, Dec 15, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 272 pages
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Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa pose a grave danger to the health of thousands of Americans each year. This sourcebook brings together in a single volume an extensive amount of information and resources regarding the diagnosis and treatment of these potentially life-threatening conditions. This volume is a substantially updated and expanded version of Controlling Eating Disorders with Facts, Advice, and Resources (Oryx, 1992).


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This book was far more in depth than I needed. Not that that's a bad thing, just I expected there to be more material that would be helpful for a person with eating disorder issues could read and find ... Read full review


Physiological and Medical Issues
Sociocultural Issues and Subgroups Affected by Eating Disorders
Dieting and the Obesities
Current Treatment Approaches
Facilities and Selected Resources

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About the author (1998)

Raymond Lemberg, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and director of Psychological Pathways, a multidisciplinary group practice in Scottsdale, Mesa, and Prescott, AZ. Previously, he served as executive vice president of Willow Creek Hospital and Treatment Center in Scottsdale, a specialty hospital for the treatment of eating disorders. Dr. Lemberg has served as consultant to various eating disorder programs and has published extensively in professional literature on the subject of eating disorders.

Leigh Cohn is the president of Gurze Books, a publisher specializing in books and other reference materials on eating disorders.

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