Night Eating Syndrome: Research, Assessment, and Treatment

Night Eating Syndrome: Research, Assessment, and Treatment

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Overview

Night Eating Syndrome: Research, Assessment, and Treatment by Jennifer D. Lundgren

In one indispensable volume, this book combines a complete overview of night eating syndrome (NES) with evidence-based treatment guidelines and clinical tools. Experts in the field review the biological underpinnings of NES and its common comorbidities; explain how the basic science can inform clinical practice; and discuss issues in assessment and diagnosis. Vivid case examples are featured. Of special utility for clinicians, the book includes a manual for delivering an empirically supported cognitive-behavioral treatment protocol. Reproducible client forms can be photocopied from the book or downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462506408
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 08/20/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 299
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Jennifer D. Lundgren, PhD, is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Kelly C. Allison, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is also Director of Education at the Center for Weight and Eating Disorders.

Albert J. Stunkard, MD, until his death in 2014, was Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. A pioneering obesity researcher, he was founder of the University's Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, where an endowed professorship was named for him, and a member of the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences.

Table of Contents

Foreword, James E. MitchellI. Introduction and History1. Introduction to Night Eating Syndrome: Past, Present, and Future, Jennifer D. Lundgren, Kelly C. Allison, and Albert J. Stunkard2. A History of Night Eating Syndrome: The First Patient, Albert J. StunkardII. Biology3. Pathophysiological and Neuroendocrine Aspects of Night Eating Syndrome, Tatiana Ungredda, Marci E. Gluck, and Allan Geliebter4. Circadian Rhythms Associated with Night Eating Syndrome, Jennifer D. Lundgren, Raymond Boston, and Glenys K. Noble5. Behavioral and Molecular Genetics of Night Eating Syndrome, Cristin D. Runfola, Tammy L. Root, and Cynthia M. BulikIII. Relation to Other Clinical Syndromes6. The Relationship of Night Eating Syndrome with Obesity, Bariatric Surgery, and Physical Health, Susan L. Colles and John B. Dixon7. Night Eating Syndrome and Other Eating Disorders, Yael Latzer and Orna Tzischinsky8. Night Eating Syndrome and Other Psychiatric Disorders, Melisa V. Rempfer and Meghan E. Murphy9. Nocturnal Eating and Sleep Disorders, Michael J. Howell and Scott J. CrowIV. Assessment10. Conceptual Issues Related to the Assessment of Eating Behavior, Mood, and Sleep in Night Eating Syndrome, Drew A. Anderson, Scott G. Engel, and Ross D. Crosby11. Assessment Instruments for Night Eating Syndrome, Jennifer D. Lundgren, Kelly C. Allison, Piergiuseppe Vinai, and Marci E. GluckV. Treatment12. Pharmacological Treatment of Night Eating Syndrome, Kajal R. Patel, John P. O’Reardon, and Mario A. Cristancho13. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Night Eating Syndrome, Kelly C. Allison14. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Manual for Night Eating Syndrome, Kelly C. Allison15. Other Approaches to the Treatment of Night Eating Syndrome, Laura Pawlow16. Epilogue, Jennifer D. Lundgren, Kelly C. Allison, and Albert J. Stunkard

Interviews

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

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