The Eating Disorders Sourcebook: A Comprehensive Guide to the Causes, Treatments, and Prevention of Eating Disorders

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 8, 2007 - Psychology - 334 pages
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Sound, sensitive advice for overcoming an eating disorder

Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, exercise addictions . . . these disorders can be devastating, but they are in no way unbeatable. Therapist Carolyn Costin, herself recovered from anorexia, brings three decades of experience and the newest research in the field together, providing readers with the latest treatments, from medication and behavioral therapy to alternative remedies.

Whether you are living with an eating disorder or you are a loved one or professional helping someone who is, The Eating Disorder Sourcebook will help you:

  • Recognize and identify eating disorders
  • Discover and work with the underlying causes of an eating disorder
  • Make the right choices when comparing treatment options
  • Understand what is expected in individual, group, and family therapy
  • Know when outpatient treatment is not enough and what else can be done

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I had to read this for my internship at NEDA. I am glad I did though because it's extremely interesting and helpful. It makes you more aware of the situation and how to better handle it. Extremely informative without being a dull dry textbook. Very readable. Read full review


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Carolyn Costin, M.A., M.Ed., M.F.T., has been a specialist in the field of eating disorders for nearly thirty years. She directs the Monte Nido Residential Treatment Facility in Malibu, California, and all of its affiliates. She is also the clinical advisor to the Parent Family Network of the National Eating Disorder Association and an editor of Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention.

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