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The Psychology of Eating Disorders
 

The Psychology of Eating Disorders (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Selby, Christine L. B.

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Offers a clear, concise, up-to-date introduction to eating disorders for students in the health professions This is a concise, accessible introduction to eating disorders for undergraduate and graduate students in psychology, as well as those specializing in health education and ...nutrition. Easy to read and grounded in DSM-5 definitions and the most up-to-date research, the text is designed for students in the health professions as well as health professionals seeking a basic understanding of the challenges associated with their diagnoses and treatment. Written by a licensed psychologist and certified eating disorders specialist, the book describes what eating disorders are and are not, who is likely to develop them, and signs and symptoms of specific disorders. It discusses biological, medical, psychological, interpersonal, and socio-cultural risk factors, and helps the reader to identify those who are at risk for experiencing an eating disorder and how to refer them for evaluation. Scenarios reflect the wide spectrum of people who suffer from eating disorders including young and old, male and female, and athlete and non-athlete. Uniquely, the book also covers the range of reactions someone--including treatment providers--can have to an individual diagnosed with an eating disorder. The text also delivers strategies for treatment and prevention, with overviews of their effectiveness. Print version of the book includes free, searchable, digital access to its entire contents. Key Features: Provides an easy-to-read introduction to the full range of eating disorders Discusses risk factors and warning signs of eating disorders Discusses evidence-based treatment approaches and prevention Considers long-term effects of eating disorders Includes illustrative narratives of diverse individuals with EDs Authored by a certified eating disorders specialist
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ISBN 9780826155016
Released NZ 15 Dec 2018
Publisher Springer Publishing Co Inc
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Availability
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ISBN-13 9780826155016
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Springer Publishing Co Inc
Imprint Springer Publishing Co Inc
Released 15 Dec 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Selby, Christine L. B.
Category Abnormal Psychology
Eating Disorders & Therapy
Number of Pages 260
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Dewey Code 616.85260651
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Feeding and Eating Disorders, Feeding and Eating Disorders - psychology, Feeding and Eating Disorders - psychology, Feeding and Eating Disorders
NBS Text Clinical Medicine: Professional
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly

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