Enduring Change in Eating Disorders: Interventions with long-term results
H. Charles, M.D. FishmanISBN: 0415944597;
Book DescriptionEnduring Change in Eating Disorders provides a unique perspective on the successful treatment of eating disorders, which are among the most debilitating and recalcitrant psychiatric diseases. For therapists, this book will broaden an avenue of exploration in the treatment of their patients; for eating disorder sufferers and their families it will give hope and understanding that will empower them as they work with a therapist. The text draws on cases from the author's practice of over twenty-five years and follow his approach in the theoretical tradition of Intensive Structural Family Therapy (IST). Chapters discuss the nature and significance of eating disorders, a review of current treatment approaches, and the importance of the family in the therapeutic process. Cases of eating disorders in youths and adults are provided as well as instances of bulimia, anorexia, and compulsive overeating. Three appendices provide the reader with information regarding the scientific...
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