Eating Disorders / Edition 1

Eating Disorders / Edition 1

by Mario Maj
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470848650

ISBN-13: 9780470848654

Pub. Date: 05/15/2003

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder are all associated with significant emotional and relational stress. They can have serious physical complications. Most cases of anorexia and bulimia nervosa remain undiagnosed, and many diagnosed cases are inappropriately treated. It is therefore essential to reduce the gap between research evidence and

Overview

Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder are all associated with significant emotional and relational stress. They can have serious physical complications. Most cases of anorexia and bulimia nervosa remain undiagnosed, and many diagnosed cases are inappropriately treated. It is therefore essential to reduce the gap between research evidence and clinical experience in order to improve diagnosis and treatment of these mental disorders.

This latest volume examines the recurrent social and biological problem of eating disorders and provides:

  • Coverage of all aspects of eating disorders, including diagnosis, epidemiology and pharmacological treatment
  • Contributions from internationally acclaimed experts
  • An unbiased and reliable reference point

This title is the sixth volume in the exciting, innovative WPA Series Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry.  Written by internationally renowned psychiatrists, this book series provides evidence-based information for psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses and policy makers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470848654
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/15/2003
Series:
WPA Series in Evidence & Experience in Psychiatry Series, #4
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.15(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Review Contributors.

Preface.

Classification, Diagnosis and Comorbidities of Eating Disorders: A Review (K. Halmi).

Epidemiology and Cultural Aspects of Eating Disorders: A Review (H. Hoek, et al.).

Physical Complications and Physiological Aberrations in Eating Disorders: A Review (F. Brambilla & P. Monteleone).

Pharmacological Treatment of Eating Disorders: A Review (M. de Zwaan & J. Roerig).

Psychological Interventions for Eating Disorders: A Review (G. Wilson).

The Economic and Social Burden of Eating Disorders: A Review (S. Crow & C. Peterson).

Index.

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