Chapter 38. Eating Disorders

  1. Michael B. First Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry1 and
  2. Allan Tasman Professor Chair2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029528.ch38

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

First, M. B. and Tasman, A. (2006) Eating Disorders, in Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029528.ch38

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019153

Online ISBN: 9780470029527

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Keywords:

  • eating disorders;
  • anorexia nervosa;
  • food avoidance and weight loss;
  • binge-eating episodes;
  • bulimia nervosa;
  • esophageal tear or gastric rupture;
  • cognitive–behavioral therapy;
  • bulimia nervosa and serious personality disturbance;
  • binge-eating/purging type of anorexia nervosa

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anorexia Nervosa

  • Bulimia Nervosa

  • Binge-Eating Disorder