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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 disordersDiscover and work with the underlying causes of an eating disorderMake the right choices when comparing treatment optionsUnderstand what is expected in individual, group, and family therapyKnow when outpatient treatment is not enough and what else can be done
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 455g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0071476857
  • 9780071476850
  • 241,453

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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
show more

Table of contents

Introduction

1. From Diet to Disorder: Problems and Prognosis

2. Young, White, and Female: Myth or Reality?

3. Activity Disorder: When a Good Thing Goes Bad

4. Genes or Jeans: What Causes Eating Disorders?

5. Eating Disorder Behaviors are Adaptive Functions

6. Assessing the Situation

7. Treatment Philosophy and Approaches

8. Individual Therapy: Putting the Eating Disorder out of a Job

9. Sharing the Pain and the Promise in Group

10. Enough About Your Mother, What did You have to Eat Today?

11. Medical Assessment and Management

12. The Psychiatrist's Role and Psychotropic Medication

13. When Outpatient Treatment is Not Enough

14. Alternative Approaches to Eating Disorders

15. To Those Who Love Them: Guidelines for Significant Others

16. Increasing Awareness and Prevention

Appendices
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About Carolyn Costin

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