Eating Disorders: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with Children and Young People

Eating Disorders: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with Children and Young People

by Simon G. Gowers, Lynne Green

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134066322
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/12/2009
Series: CBT with Children, Adolescents and Families
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 200
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Simon G. Gowers is Professor of Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Liverpool and Consultant to the Cheshire and Merseyside Eating Disorders Service for Adolescents. He recently led the NICE Guideline Development Group making evidence-based recommendations for the treatment of eating disorders in the UK.

Lynne Green is Principal Clinical Psychologist at the Cheshire and Merseyside Eating Disorders Service for Adolescents. She has clinical and research experience of treating both adults and children with eating disorders using the latest cognitive behavioural techniques.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction. Eating Disorders and their Management. The Role of CBT in the Treatment of Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents. Part II: Preparing for Therapy. Assessment and Formulation. Engaging and Motivating Young People. The Role of the Family. Part III: A CBT Treatment Programme. Stage 1: Planning and Establishing Principles and Embarking on Change. Stage 2: Tackling Problem Eating, Challenging Compensatory Behaviours. Stage 3: Treatment Monitoring and Review. Stage 4: Addressing Unhelpful Cognitions and Solving Problems Maintaining the Eating Disorder. Stage 5: Relapse Prevention and Discharge Planning. Part IV: Applications and Challenges. Inpatient Management, Groups and Self-Help. Future Challenges. References. List of Handouts.

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