Eating Disorders: New Directions in Treatment and Recovery

Absolutely revised to mirror alterations within the box, this selection of essays by means of psychotherapists who concentrate on the remedy of anorexia nervosa and bulimia explains in obtainable and humane phrases how the therapy procedure works and demonstrates recommendations that bring about restoration. The e-book information the interplay among practitioner and sufferer, practitioner and practitioner, and relations. the gathering, which pulls upon the data and event of clinicians who've practiced on the Wilkins middle for consuming problems, additionally issues up the benefits of a collaborative crew, for either the sufferer and pros.

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Should she go to (or back to) boarding school or college? Is it wise to travel or study abroad? To ski, run, or play varsity sports? How should families handle food shopping and mealtimes? How do they respond to “I feel so fat”? Members of the treatment team collaborate with patients and families in working out the many immediate issues that continue throughout the extended time it may take to resolve eating disorder symptoms and then to ferret out their psychological underpinnings. The following papers describe the approach of some of the Wilkins Center staff.

Rosell, M. Schuster, and W. E. 16 Medical Aspects of Anorexia and Bulimia Whitehead. 1991. ” Gastroenterology 101:1320–24. , J. Brozek, A. Henschel, O. Mickelsen, and H. L. Taylor. 1950. The Biology of Human Starvation. Vol. 1. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Mickley, D. W. 1988. ” Hospital Practice 23, no. 11A: 58–79. , A. Andersen, S. Arndt, R. Rajarethinam, F. Fleming, Y. Sato, and N. C. Andreasen. 1996. ” Psychological Medicine 2, no. 2: 381–90. 2 Recovery Through Nutritional Counseling annika kahm The nutritionist opened my eyes to a new world—how to eat normally.

And W. S. Agras. 1990. ” American Journal of Psychiatry 147:1509–13. Spitzer, R. , S. Yanovski, T. Wadden, R. Wing, M. D. Marcus, A. Stunkard, M. Devlin, J. Mitchell, D. Hasin, and R. L. Horn. 1993. ” International Journal of Eating Disorders 13, no. 2: 137–53. 1 Medical Aspects of Anorexia and Bulimia diane w. mickley Eating disorders involve a complex interplay of physical and emotional factors. The medical complications of anorexia and bulimia can be life-threatening but may give no outward warning symptoms.

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