This guide draws together the latest developments in eating disorders. Together with its companion volume "Annual Review of Eating Disorders Part 1-2007", this resource covers the twenty key topics.It is a compilation of reviews from leading scientists and clinicians, and is the essential update for busy professionals and health researchers, with a clear emphasis on clinical implications. It also provides invaluable information for psychologists, psychiatrists, dieticians, family doctors, pediatricians, counsellors and educators.'An impressive collection of comprehensive reviews covering the state-of-the-science in the eating disorders field. These reviews evaluate clinical and empirical data published in 2004-2006 examining issues as diverse as neurobiological influences, body image, and treatment of eating disorders. The depth and scope of the reviews are a testament to the hard work of the editors and the authors who volunteered their time for this important project.' - Kelly L Klump, in the Foreword.
Table of Contents
Psychobiology of eating disorders. Genetics of eating disorders. Sociocultural influences on eating disorders. Epidemiology of eating disorders. Body image. Personality and eating disorders. Neuroimaging. Eating disorders in children and adolescents. Treatment of bulimia nervosa. Treatment for anorexia nervosa.