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This important volume addresses a growing problem prevalent in hospitalized patients--eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Experts present the latest findings on the theories, evaluation, and treatment of this pernicious syndrome. Clearly written and up-to-the-minute, this outstanding collection of interdisciplinary vantage points, overlapping theories, and program applications will be of great value to front-line clinicians. Also included are historical perspectives, the treatment and rehabilitation of eating disorders, characteristics of families with eating disorders, and much more.