Handbook of Treatment for Eating Disorders

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David M. Garner, Paul E. Garfinkel
Guilford Press, Apr 18, 1997 - Psychology - 528 pages
This revised and expanded text provides detailed descriptions of major treatments for eating disorders, presented by leading clinicians and researchers in the field. Updated to reflect recent DSM categorizations, this edition includes coverage of binge-eating disorder and examines pharmacological as well as psychotherapeutic approaches to treating eating disorders. Therapeutic approaches are described in step-by-step detail and illustrated with extensive case material. It is aimed at mental health and healthcare professionals, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nutritionists, nurses, and physicians in primary medicine, as well as students in these areas.
 

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Contents

Joseph A Silverman
3
The History of Bulimia Nervosa
11
Diagnostic Issues
31
Assessment
56
COGNITIVEBEHAVIORAL AND EDUCATIONAL APPROACHES
68
Psychoeducational Principles in Treatment
169
Nutritional Counseling and Supervised Exercise
178
CognitiveBehavioral Body Image Therapy
188
The Etiology and Treatment of Body Image Disturbance
295
Inpatient Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa
327
Partial Hospitalization
354
Drug Therapies
372
Sexual Abuse and Other Forms of Trauma
394
Management of Patients with Comorbid Medical Conditions
424
Treatment of Patients with Personality Disorders
437
Prepubertal Eating Disorders
476

PSYCHODYNAMIC FEMINIST AND FAMILY APPROACHES
203
Consultation and Therapeutic Engagement in Severe Anorexia Nervosa
229
Assessment and Treatment
248
Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Bulimia Nervosa
278
SelfHelp and Guided SelfHelp for BingeEating Problems
494
Subject Index
517
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About the author (1997)

David M. Garner, Ph.D., is the Director of the Toledo Center for Eating Disorders, a Staff Member of the Toledo Hospital, Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Bowling Green State University and Adjunct Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Toledo. He is a Founding Member of the Academy for Eating Disorders, a scientific consultant for the National Screening Program for Eating Disorders, and a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Paul E. Garfinkel, M.D., is Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and the President and Psychiatrist-in-Chief of the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry. He has been a consultant to the National Institute of Mental Health, the Medical Research Council of Canada and an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and has been elected to the Fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada.

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