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1st Edition

The Evaluation and Treatment of Eating Disorders

ISBN 9780866565417
Published January 1, 1986 by Routledge
166 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword

  • Historical Perspectives and Diagnostic Considerations
  • Behavioral Treatment of Eating Disorders
  • Occupational Dysfunction and Eating Disorders: Theory and Approach to Treatment
  • Occupational Therapy in the Rehabilitation of the Patient With Anorexia Nervosa
  • Treatment of the Hospitalized Eating Disorder Patient
  • Occupational Therapy for Patients With Eating Disorders
  • Characteristics and Treatment of Families With Anorectic Offspring
  • When Doing Is Not Enough: The Relationship Between Activity and Effectiveness in Anorexia Nervosa

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