Helping Your Child Overcome an Eating Disorder: What You Can Do at Home

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New Harbinger Publications, Feb 9, 2003 - Self-Help - 240 pages
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This book, written by the experts at the Yale University Center for Eating and Weight Disorders, offers you concrete strategies you can use at home to facilitate and support your child's recovery from an eating disorder.

Between 5 and 10 million people between the ages of twelve and twenty suffer from either anorexia or bulimia. This comprehensive workbook offers help to you and your family when one of your of children is struggling with an eating disorder. The book is also a powerful tool for professionals who work with adolescents and teenagers suffering from these disorders.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Whats Happening to Your Child?
5
2 What Should You Do Now?
37
3 How Did This Happen?
71
4 What Do You Say?
95
5 What Can You Do at Home?
123
6 What Happens in Treatment?
147
7 What about Special Cases?
173
A Final Word
197
Eating Attitudes TestEAT26
199
Sample Daily Food Record
203
We Want to Hear from You
205
Resources
209
References
217
About the Authors
227
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Bethany Teachman, PhD, is professor of psychology at the University of Virginia. She received her PhD from Yale University. Her research focuses on cognitive processing that contributes to psychopathology.

Marlene B. Schwartz, PhD, is codirector of the Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders. She is also associate research scientist and lecturer in the Psychology Department at Yale University, where she teaches graduate courses and supervises student research and clinical training. She received her PhD from Yale University. Her current research focuses on the role of society and family in the prevention and treatment of eating disorders and obesity.

Bonnie Gordic is a research assistant at the Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders and the Yale Center for Child Development and Social Policy. She received her BA in psychology from Yale University. Her research interests focus on the families of children with eating disorders and on early childhood intervention and social policy.

Brenda Coyle, PhD, is clinical director of the Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders. She received her PhD from Boston College and completed post doctoral fellowships at Harvard Medical School and Yale University. Her primary clinical interests involve the prevention and treatment of eating disorders and obesity. In addition to teaching graduate students and directing the clinical services at Yale, Coyle is also a licensed psychologist in private practice specializing in women’s health.

Kelly D. Brownell, PhD, is professor of psychology, epidemiology, and public health, director of graduate studies, and director of the Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders at Yale University. He has served as president of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, and the Division of Health Psychology of the American Psychological Association.

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