Eating Disorders: A Reference Sourcebook / Edition 1

Eating Disorders: A Reference Sourcebook / Edition 1

by Raymond Lemberg, Leigh Cohn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1573561568

ISBN-13: 9781573561563

Pub. Date: 12/15/1998

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa pose a grave danger to the health of thousands of Americans each year. This sourcebook brings together in a single volume an extensive amount of information and resources regarding the diagnosis and treatment of these potentially life-threatening conditions. This volume is a substantially updated and

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Overview

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa pose a grave danger to the health of thousands of Americans each year. This sourcebook brings together in a single volume an extensive amount of information and resources regarding the diagnosis and treatment of these potentially life-threatening conditions. This volume is a substantially updated and expanded version of Controlling Eating Disorders with Facts, Advice, and Resources (Oryx, 1992).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573561563
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/15/1998
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Ray Lemberg

Contributors

Glossary

Part 1 Understanding Eating Disorders: Symptoms and Causes

Part 2 Physiological and Medical Issues

Part 3 Sociocultural Issues and Subgroups Affected by Eating Disorders

Part 4 Dieting and the Obesities

Part 5 Current Treatment Approaches

Part 6 Facilities and Selected Resources

Index

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