Handbook of Eating Disorders, Second Edition

Handbook of Eating Disorders, Second Edition

Editor(s): Janet Treasure, Ulrike Schmidt, Eric van Furth

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

Print ISBN: 9780471497684

Online ISBN: 9780470013441

DOI: 10.1002/0470013443

About this Book

This second edition of the Handbook of Eating Disorders offers a comprehensive, critical account of the whole field of eating disorders, incorporating both basic knowledge and a synthesis of the most recent developments in the area.

Many of the important developments in recent years are reflected in this expanded volume such as the basic science of appetite control, the discovery of leptin and the knowledge about the neurotramsmitters involved in eating.

An invaluable review of scientific knowledge and approaches to treatment of eating disorders from anorexia nervosa to obesity.
* Covers basic concepts and science, clinical considerations of definition and assessment, and treatment approaches
* Focuses on newer developments in research and treatment
* Reflects evidence-based approaches to treatment as a guide to best practice
* Includes many new chapters and authors who represent the most authoritative scientists and clinicians worldwide

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 2

      Epidemiology (pages 11–34)

      Daphne van Hoeken, Jacob Seidell and Hans Wijbrand Hoek

    3. Chapter 10

      Medical Complications (pages 169–190)

      Stephen Zipfel, Bernd Löwe and Wolfgang Herzog

    4. Chapter 15

      Interpersonal Psychotherapy (pages 253–270)

      Denise Wilfley, Rick Stein and Robinson Welch

    5. Chapter 18

      Family Interventions (pages 291–310)

      Ivan Eisler, Daniel le Grange and Eia Asen

    6. Chapter 24

      Athletes and Dancers (pages 385–400)

      Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen, Finn Skårderud and Sheelagh Rodgers

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