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Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Binge Eating and Bulimia

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Binge Eating and Bulimia


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

About the Author

Debra L. Safer, MD, ABPN, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Safer attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, followed by a residency in psychiatry at Stanford University. Her postdoctoral fellowship was also at Stanford, where she worked closely with W. Stewart Agras, MD, and his eating disorders research team. Dr. Safer's research and clinical work focus on treating eating disorders in adults and adolescents utilizing DBT and other empirically validated treatments.

Christy F. Telch, PhD, is in private practice in Palo Alto, California. Dr. Telch obtained her PhD in counseling psychology from Stanford University. She joined Stanford's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, where she established a national reputation for her research on eating disorders. In 1997, Dr. Telch received a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to adapt DBT for the treatment of binge-eating disorder. Her subsequent research and treatment manual, Emotion Regulation Skills Training Treatment for Binge Eating Disorder, are the basis for this book.

Eunice Y. Chen, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at the University of Chicago, where she runs a DBT program for adults with eating disorders. Dr. Chen received her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Sydney, Australia. She subsequently completed postdoctoral fellowships at Yale University and at the University of Washington, with Marsha M. Linehan, PhD.

Table of Contents


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


Clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other mental health practitioners who treat patients with eating disorders. May serve as a text in graduate-level courses and clinical practica.

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