The Essential Handbook of Eating Disorders

The Essential Handbook of Eating Disorders

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This is a concise paperback version of the authoritative and comprehensive Handbook of Eating Disorders, Second Edition, focusing on the most practical elements from that volume. Ideal for the individual practitioner, this selection of chapters concentrates on the main therapeutic approaches in use, including cognitive behavioural treatments, interpersonal psychotherapy, family interventions, dialectical behaviour therapy and drug treatments. Indispensable for those working in the eating disorders field, such as clinical psychologists, child psychologists, family therapists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, social workers and occupational therapists. The Essential Handbook of Eating Disorders will also be of interest to researchers, lecturers and those in training in the field.

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  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 168 x 242 x 18mm | 498.96g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0470014636
  • 9780470014639
  • 922,166

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Janet Treasure, Department of Psychiatry, 5th Floor, Thomas Guy House, Guys Hospital, London, SEI 9RT, United Kingdom Professor Treasure is a psychiatrist who has specialised in the treatment of eating disorders for over 20 years. She trained with Professor Gerald Russell at the Maudsley hospital and the Institute of Psychiatry. The clinic provides treatment for a population of 2 million in south-east London and is a national referral centre. The unit is active in research and development. Ulrike Schmidt, Section of Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, United Kingdom Dr Ulrike Schmidt is a Consultant Psychiatrist in the Eating Disorders Unit at the Maudsley Hospital and Reader in Eating Disorders at the Institute of Psychiatry. Her research interests include all aspects of eating disorders, but in particular brief psychological and self-help treatments. She has co-authored two self-help books and accompanying clinicians' guides. Eric van Furth, Robert-Fleury Stichting , national Centre for Eating Disorders, PO Box 2260, AK Leidschendam, The Netherlands Dr Eric van Furth is a psychologist-Psychotherapist in the National Centre for Eating Disorders at the Robert-Fleury Stichting (Robert-Fleury Foundation), a general psychiatric hospital in Leidschendam, The Netherlands. he is Honorary Lecturer at the Department of Psychiatry of Leiden University and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Psychiatry at St. George's Hospital Medical School, London (UK).

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"...an essential tool for professionals working in the area of eating disorders." (International Journal of Adolescent Medical Health, Vol 17 (4), 2005) "...provides key eating disorders information and would be a valuable resource for practitioners working in eating disorders..." (Dietetics Today, Sept 05) "...well worth considering..." (Journal of Mental Health, Dec 05) "...an essential tool for professionals working in the area of eating disorders..." (International Journal of Adolescence Med Health, vol 17, no.4, 2004)

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This is a concise paperback version of the authoritative and comprehensive "Handbook of Eating Disorders, Second Edition, " focusing on the most practical elements from that volume. Ideal for the individual practitioner, this selection of chapters concentrates on the main therapeutic approaches in use, including cognitive behavioural treatments, interpersonal psychotherapy, family interventions, dialectical behaviour therapy and drug treatments. Indispensable for those working in the eating disorders field, such as clinical psychologists, child psychologists, family therapists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, social workers and occupational therapists. "The Essential Handbook of Eating Disorders" will also be of interest to researchers, lecturers and those in training in the field.

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