25. Eating Disorders

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch25

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Eating Disorders, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch25

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • eating disorders, and binge eating disorder;
  • anorexia, and pursuit of weight loss ‘successful’, undermining health;
  • anorexia and bulimia, variations on similar themes, and EDNOS;
  • ICD-10 criteria for anorexia nervosa;
  • anorexia, anorexic with self-starving taking on a life of its own;
  • starvation/weight loss, the affected trying to make sense of their addiction;
  • behavioural techniques, to reward adherence to diet/weight gain;
  • bulimia nervosa, out-of-control eating, risk for psychopathology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anorexia nervosa

  • Bulimia nervosa

  • Binge eating disorder

  • Subject review

  • Further reading