Medical Management of Eating Disorders: A Practical Handbook for Healthcare Professionals

Medical Management of Eating Disorders: A Practical Handbook for Healthcare Professionals

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Medical Management of Eating Disorders: A Practical Handbook for Healthcare Professionals by C. Laird Birmingham, Pierre J. V. Beumont

Principles of treatment as well as methods of practice are fully covered in this practical guide to the medical complications of anorexia nervosa and related eating disorders. Psychiatric and psychological perspectives enhance medical and nutritional therapies and the text is supplemented by diagnostic color photographs of important physical manifestations of eating disorders. Although the volume is suitable for all health care professionals, special information is provided for general practitioners, nursing staff, family caregivers, and patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521546621
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/31/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 289
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

C. Laird Birmingham is Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Canada.

Janet Treasure is Professor, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, Director, Eating Disorder Unit and Professor of Psychiatry, King's College London.

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