Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence

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Bryan Lask, Rachel Bryant-Waugh
Taylor & Francis, 2000 - Psychology - 382 pages
This is the second edition of a book first published in 1993, devoted entirely to eating disorders in childhood and adolescence. The editors have have both worked in the field for 15 years and have unrivalled experience of this particular population. The contributors are all clinicians or researchers with whom they have worked over the years and each brings a unique experience of their own area of expertise. Topics covered include an overview of eating disorders in this population, epidemiology, aetiology, prognosis and outcome, assessment (both physical and psychosocial) and management, including specific types of therapy. Additional chapters deal with schooling and ethical and and legal issues. There are also contributions by a young person who had an eating disorder as a child and the mother of a young sufferer.
 

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Contents

A childs perspective
3
Parents views
11
Overview of the eating disorders
27
Epidemiology
41
Aetiology
63
Prognosis and outcome
81
Assessment
105
9
159
Family work
187
11
205
Inpatient management
265
Group work
307
Schooling
323
Ethical and legal issues
349
Epilogue
361
Subject index
373

Overview of management
167
Integrated treatment
181

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