The Evaluation and Treatment of Eating Disorders

By Diane Gibson

© 1986 – Routledge

166 pages

Purchasing Options:
Hardback: 9780866565417
pub: 1986-01-01

e–Inspection Copy

About the Book

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Nutrition
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Occupational Therapy
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Eating Disorders
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
SELF-HELP / Eating Disorders