Community Treatment of Eating Disorders / Edition 1

Community Treatment of Eating Disorders / Edition 1

by Paul Robinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470016752

ISBN-13: 9780470016756

Pub. Date: 07/18/2006

Publisher: Wiley

The book is intended as a practical guide to setting up, staffing and running eating disorders services. The guidance and advice given is based on the experience of the eating disorder service at the Royal Free, which does not have specialised beds, but which is nevertheless considered to offer one of the best services in the UK. Each element of the service will be

Overview

The book is intended as a practical guide to setting up, staffing and running eating disorders services. The guidance and advice given is based on the experience of the eating disorder service at the Royal Free, which does not have specialised beds, but which is nevertheless considered to offer one of the best services in the UK. Each element of the service will be considered from referral, inpatient and outpatient treatment, service evaluation and multi-disciplinary teamworking. The book also discuss’s innovative approaches in treatment, including an evaluation of Email Bulimia Therapy.

  • Ties in with NICE guidelines, which highlight the need for local services for treating eating disorders
  • Offers practical guidance on setting up a community model of treatment and on working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Based on the Royal Free experience – their Eating Disorders Service has twice been a finalist in the Hospital Doctor Team of the Year awards

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470016756
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/18/2006
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents


About the Author     vii
Acknowledgements     ix
Introduction     xi
Establishing a Home-oriented Service     1
Staff     19
Initial Outpatient Assessment     32
Physical Assessment and Monitoring     57
Psychological Interventions     80
Day Care     103
Liaison and Outreach     122
Inpatient Care     141
Rehabilitation: Dealing with SEED     165
Technical and Academic Aspects     177
References     191
Index     193

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