Beyond a Shadow of a Diet: The Therapist's Guide to Treating Compulsive Eating

Beyond a Shadow of a Diet: The Therapist's Guide to Treating Compulsive Eating

by Judith Matz, Ellen Frankel
     
 

This accessible volume will guide therapists of all disciplines through step-by-step treatment of compulsive eating.

The authors introduce the new research related to health, weight, fitness and diet failure, and then discuss a treatment method which advocates eating as guided by physiological signal: eating when you are hungry and stopping when you are full.

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Overview

This accessible volume will guide therapists of all disciplines through step-by-step treatment of compulsive eating.

The authors introduce the new research related to health, weight, fitness and diet failure, and then discuss a treatment method which advocates eating as guided by physiological signal: eating when you are hungry and stopping when you are full. The book offers tools for therapists to recognize compulsive eating patterns, use their training to address underlying psychological difficulties, and implement therapeutic principles for healing.

Beyond a Shadow of a Diet provides concrete steps for establishing a normal relationship with food and methods for understanding and treating the psychological aspects of compulsive eating.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415946094
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Problem. I Want To Lose Weight. The Therapist Trap. The Treatment. The Principle of the Non-diet Approach. Obstacles. Emotions. Body Image. Treatment Considerations. The Solution. Redefining Health. Changing the World...A Little Bit At A Time.

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