Author: LeeAnn Alexander MottPublish On: 2019-06-19
Presenting current knowledge of these eating disorders - the most common types found in adolescents and adults - this book addresses issues relevant to all.
Author: LeeAnn Alexander Mott
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
First published in 1994. As the incidence of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and obesity sometimes caused by compulsive eating has risen, so has research and literature in the field. Presenting current knowledge of these eating disorders - the most common types found in adolescents and adults - this book addresses issues relevant to all.; Examining the pertinent history, aetiology, psychotherapy, and sociology, the contributors define these eating disorders and discuss issues of recovery and methods of treatment.; They also consider the problem as it exists in both male and females in this multicultural society. The resulting volume is divided into four parts: the first gives an overview in general, and the next three focus individually on anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and obesity respectively.
This new book gathers state-of-the-art research from leading scientists throughout the world which offers important information on understanding the underlying causes and discovering the most effective treatments for eating disorders.
Author: Pamela I. Swain
Publisher: Nova Publishers
The abundance of food in the developed countries of the world has seemingly spawned an epidemic of disorders connected to the food. Extremes such as intensive concern about one's body image and total disregard for it have resulted in countries which contain enormous segments of the population who are either obese and proud of it or bordering on anorexia nervosa. This new book gathers state-of-the-art research from leading scientists throughout the world which offers important information on understanding the underlying causes and discovering the most effective treatments for eating disorders.
This book also serves as a historical survey, by providing information on the controversies surrounding its causes. Compelling first-person narratives by people coping with Anorexia and Bulimia give readers a first-hand experience.
Author: Arthur Gillard
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction
In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from an eating disorder according to NEDA. Eating disorders are impacting children as well, even as young as first-graders. Your readers are provided with essential information on Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa. This book also serves as a historical survey, by providing information on the controversies surrounding its causes. Compelling first-person narratives by people coping with Anorexia and Bulimia give readers a first-hand experience. Readers will learn from the words of patients, family members, or caregivers. The symptoms, causes, treatments, and potential cures are explained in detail. Alternative treatments are also covered. Student researchers and readers will find this book easily accessible through its careful and conscientious editing and a thorough introduction to each essay.
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Author: Hubertus Himmerich
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
The prevalence of eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia nervosa is growing, and these disorders are affecting adolescents and young adults at increasingly younger ages. This has led to a greater number of patients presenting to health services. Although novel therapeutic approaches have been introduced in recent decades, the mortality rates of patients with anorexia and bulimia nervosa remain alarmingly high. The course of anorexia nervosa in particular is often chronic and can lead to persistent disability. This book covers the clinical features and symptoms, neurobiology, pathophysiology, and current and potential future treatment options for both anorexia and bulimia nervosa. It also highlights the important aspects of support for families and their perspectives on these disorders.
Abstract The most widespread eating disorders, anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, are potentially serious disorders with high morbidity and mortality primarily affecting young women. The disorders are related; often there are no ...
Author: S. Hossein Fatemi
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
The updated edition of this classic book provides the busy clinician, psychiatric resident and medical student with the most up-to-date information on etiology, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders. The reader is provided with contemporary information and literature supported by a close survey of the field. Several new chapters dealing with new concepts in biology and treatment of mental disorders have been added to complete this expanded edition.