A Parent's Guide to Defeating Eating Disorders: Spotting the Stealth Bomber and Other Symbolic Approaches

A Parent's Guide to Defeating Eating Disorders: Spotting the Stealth Bomber and Other Symbolic Approaches

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ISBN-13: 9781849051965
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 09/15/2011
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 687,601
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ahmed Boachie is Program Director of the Eating Disorder Program at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, Ontario, and Staff Psychiatrist at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. He is also Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Toronto, and Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences of McMaster University. He resides in Aurora, Ontario. Karin Jasper is Clinical Mental Health Specialist and Research Co-ordinator of the Eating Disorder Program at Southlake Regional Health Centre. She is also Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Toronto. She resides in Toronto, Ontario.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Foreword. Preface by the authors. 1. Rationale for analogies and metaphors. 2. Eating disorders as illnesses: an historical perspective. 3. Recognizing and diagnosing an eating disorder. 4. Outpatient management. 5. Multi-family therapy. 6. Day hospital program. 7. Inpatient treatment. 8. The recovery process. 9. Conclusion. Tables and figures. Appendix. References. Index of analogies and metaphors. Further reading.

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