A Clinician's Guide
Patients with severe and enduring anorexia nervosa have one of the most challenging disorders in mental health care, including the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, high rates of underemployment and unemployment, and often medical complications due to organ failure and osteoporosis. One...
To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge
Family-based treatment (FBT) for eating disorders is an outpatient therapy in which parents are utilized as the primary resource in treatment. The therapist supports the parents to do the work nurses would have done if the patient were hospitalized to an inpatient-refeeding unit, and are eventually...
Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge
Incidence of BED appears to be on the increase. Treating it, and overcoming it, is all the more difficult, especially for those living in a culture that has an intense body image focus. A Clinician’s Guide to Binge Eating Disorder educates the reader about its triggers and behaviours – and...
Published February 12th 2013 by Routledge
Empowering Parents to Beat Anorexia Nervosa
My Kid is Back explains how family-based treatment can greatly reduce the severity of anorexia nervosa in children and adolescents, allowing the sufferer to return to normal eating patterns, and their families to return to normal family life. In this book, ten families share their experiences of...
Published February 24th 2010 by Routledge