Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Binge Eating and Bulimia

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Binge Eating and Bulimia

by Debra L. Safer, Christy F. Telch, Eunice Y. Chen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1606232657

ISBN-13: 9781606232651

Pub. Date: 05/20/2009

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This groundbreaking book gives clinicians a new set of tools for helping people overcome binge-eating disorder and bulimia. It presents an adaptation of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) developed expressly for this population. The treatment is unique in approaching disordered eating as a problem of emotional dysregulation. Featuring vivid case examples and 32

Overview

This groundbreaking book gives clinicians a new set of tools for helping people overcome binge-eating disorder and bulimia. It presents an adaptation of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) developed expressly for this population. The treatment is unique in approaching disordered eating as a problem of emotional dysregulation. Featuring vivid case examples and 32 reproducibles, the book shows how to put an end to binge eating and purging by teaching clients more adaptive ways to manage painful emotions. Step-by-step guidelines are provided for implementing DBT skills training in mindfulness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance, including a specially tailored skill, mindful eating.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606232651
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/20/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Sales rank:
276,304
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Binge-Eating Disorder and Bulimia Nervosa: Why Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

2. Orientation for Therapists

3. The Pretreatment Stage: The Pretreatment Interview and Introductory Sessions

4. Mindfulness Core Skills

5. Emotion Regulation Skills

6. Distress Tolerance Skills

7. Final Sessions: Review and Relapse Prevention

8. Illustrative Case Examples

9. Future Directions

Appendix. Information for Researchers

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